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Moon palace participants won't be home for Spring Festival


Four college students in Beijing share a unique reason they're unable to make it home for Spring Festival this year; they are participants in simulated moon colony.

Luxury in the sky

Since its entry into service in October 2007, the Airbus 380 (A380) has won praise from passengers with its excellent cabin comfort and reliability.

Embedded AI to take off by year-end

One year ago, when artificial intelligence (AI) robotic AlphaGo rose to prominence after it unexpectedly defeated legendary player Lee Se-dol, tech giants and venture capitals were rushing to pump money ...


Two engineers finish 6-hour spacewalk to fix robotic arm

Two engineers on the International Space Station (ISS) completed the 208th spacewalk lasting 5 hours and 57 minutes to repair the Canadian-built robotic arms on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/17 12:43:54

Scientists develop paper test tool to diagnose cancer, virus

An American team from the Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a paper test tool that allows people's genetic signatures to be seen in a paper ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/16 13:37:14

China's ketamine research shines light on antidepression

The latest issue of the international science journal Nature published Thursday carried two research articles by Chinese scientists on antidepression.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/16 11:27:07

Moon palace participants won't be home for Spring Festival

Four college students in Beijing share a unique reason they're unable to make it home for Spring Festival this year; they are participants in simulated moon colony.
Source: Agencies - Global Times | 2018/2/16 10:11:58

US cities seek support from China in exploring smart city technology

Two US cities in western California on the US west coast are seeking support from cities from China and other countries in joint efforts to "form smart city alliances."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/15 16:40:32

Chinese scientists verify correlation between phages and diabetes

Chinese scientists have verified the correlation between gut bacteriophage and Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) for the first time, according to a paper recently published in the academic journal Microbiome.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/14 13:48:00

Long March rockets on ambitious mission in 2018

The Long March-3B rocket launched Monday from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province marked the seventh successful mission of the Long March rocket series since the ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/14 11:25:36

NASA ends pioneering pollution sensor

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ended the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer's (TES) almost 14-year career of discovery on Jan. 31, the US space agency said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/14 10:54:42

China imports reindeer from Netherlands to revive species

China has imported a herd of 115 reindeer from the Netherlands as part of an effort to boost the number of the species in the country, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 21:36:44

2018 to see high intensity launches as China's aerospace industry steps up a gear

The year 2018 will witness more China-made satellites being sent into space with greater frequency, which will incentivize China to produce more rockets effectively and also show the strength of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 17:16:09

China launches big Earth data project

China has launched a scientific project on big Earth data, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 16:04:18

Researchers develop cost-effective way to produce new drugs

Researchers from the US University of Texas (UT) System developed a new method to produce innovative drugs and sustainable plastics at an industrial scale, according to a press release by ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 16:01:17

China's R&D spending up 11.6 pct in 2017

China's spending on research and development (R&D) grew faster in 2017 as the country continued to push for innovation-driven development.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 14:30:26