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China unveils Chang'e-4 rover to explore Moon's far side


China's moon lander and rover for the Chang'e-4 lunar probe, which is expected to land on the far side of the moon this year, was unveiled Wednesday.

Chinese scientists find key gene to save fertilizer for crops

Chinese scientists have found a key gene in crops that make them more efficient in utilizing nitrogen fertilizer, which will help reduce the use of fertilizer.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 14:28:10

Scientists create mineral to absorb CO2 from atmosphere

Scientists have found a rapid way of creating magnesite, a mineral that can absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, offering a potential solution to global warming.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 14:27:48

NASA detects hydrogen "wall" surrounding solar system

NASA's spacecraft New Horizons has found new evidence of a "wall" of hydrogen at the edge of the solar system, encircling all the planets and objects orbiting the Sun.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 13:02:28

Researchers uncover mummy embalmed way before Pharaohs

Prehistoric Egyptians were using embalming to mummify their dead well before the time of the Pharaohs, far earlier and covering a wider area than previously thought, according to latest research. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 10:28:20

China unveils Chang'e-4 rover to explore Moon's far side

China's moon lander and rover for the Chang'e-4 lunar probe, which is expected to land on the far side of the moon this year, was unveiled Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 8:43:52

Kids more susceptible to robots than adults: study

A study published on Wednesday in the journal Science Robotics showed that children were more likely to be influenced by robots compared with adults.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 8:39:08

China unveils Chang'e-4 rover to explore Moon's far side

China's moon lander and rover for the Chang'e-4 lunar probe, which is expected to land on the far side of the moon this year, was unveiled Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 0:46:47

Baidu Security DEF CON accelerates the construction of the Chinese geek community

Baidu Security's "DEF CON China HELLO, WORLD!" invited 200 people from tech companies, like Tencent, Alibaba and Huawei, to Las Vegas, US, on August 10. At the conference they reviewed ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/8/15 11:13:52

Chemicals in vegetables can prevent colon cancer in mice: study

A study published on Tuesday in the journal Immunity revealed how vegetables like kale, cabbage and broccoli help to maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 8:49:02

Solar-powered aircraft beats world flight endurance record by flying for 25 days without fuels

Airbus announced the successful landing of its solar-powered aircraft Zephyr S after it flew for over 25 days, setting a new world record of flight endurance without refuelling.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/14 11:57:26

Perseid Meteor Shower in starry sky

Photo taken on Aug. 12, 2018 shows a flashing meteor during the Perseid Meteor Shower in the starry sky above the woods in Strigova, Croatia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/14 9:21:37

Disruption of nitrogen metabolism may lead to early detection of cancer

An Israeli study said on Monday that the disruption of a cancer patient's nitrogen metabolism could lead to early detection of the disease.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/14 8:32:02

Grieving whale finally relinquishes dead calf after record "tour of grief"

A killer whale has finally stopped carrying the body of her dead calf after at least 17 days and 1,000 miles (1609 km), the U.S.-based Center for Whale Research said ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/13 16:43:25