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Overfishing, climate change endangering seabirds: BirdLife Int'l


The effects of overfishing and climate change are pushing many seabirds closer to extinction, according to the latest data released on Tuesday by BirdLife International.

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 ...


Overfishing, climate change endangering seabirds: BirdLife Int'l

The effects of overfishing and climate change are pushing many seabirds closer to extinction, according to the latest data released on Tuesday by BirdLife International.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/13 10:04:18

Archaeologists outline progress in locating ancient Protectorate of the Western Regions

A seminar outlining the progress that has been made in locating the historic Protectorate of the Western Regions was held in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region's Luntai county from Friday ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/12 17:43:39

China's FAST identifies three new pulsars

The China-based FAST, the world's largest single-dish radio telescope, has discovered three new pulsars, the National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/12 14:31:57

World's 1st research uses satellites to model biodiversity on the Antarctic seafloor

Australian scientists have found a creative new way to examine biodiversity on the Antarctic seafloor, with research published on Tuesday, outlining how satellites can be used for new ocean models. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/12 14:03:31

Trump signs directive sending US astronauts back to moon

US President Donald Trump on Monday signed his administration's first space policy directive, formally directing the US space agency NASA to send astronauts back to the moon and eventually Mars. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/12 7:05:58

Why do we need an 'indoor ocean'?

The Deepwater Offshore Basin in Shanghai Jiaotong University is a laboratory like no other. Measuring 40 meters wide, 50 meters long and 40 meters down to the deepest point, it ...
Source: CGTN | 2017/12/11 10:10:37

China launches communication satellite for Algeria

China launched Algeria's first communication satellite, Alcomsat-1, into a preset orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan early Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 7:18:06

US scientists discover new way to boost capability of antibiotics

US scientists have discovered a way to enhance the capability of a class of antibiotics in killing drug-tolerant bacteria, a new study shows.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 7:16:42

2017 Int'l Innovation & Entrepreneurship Expo opens in Beijing

A robot plays finger-guessing game with human at 2017 International Innovation & Entrepreneurship Expo in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 9,2017. The three-day expo kicked off at Beijing International Convention ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/10 7:38:25

NASA deploys CubeSat for astronomy

US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)'s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) recently deployed a tiny satellite called CubeSat from the International Space Station for astronomy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/9 10:18:47

In boost for national security, China missile firm domesticates computer network

China's largest missile weapon designer and manufacturer has created the country's largest computer network system based on domestically developed processors in a bid to boost information security, the company announced ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 20:53:39

World's first SMS was sent 25 years ago. Guess what it read

Happy birthday to the first SMS (Short Message Service). December 3 marks 25 years since mobile telephones moved beyond mere audio.
Source: sputniknews.com | 2017/12/7 20:08:14

Flight of fancy? Concorde's return could herald boom time for supersonic travel

It was once the last word in luxury flight and still holds the record today for the fastest crossing of the Atlantic by a commercial aircraft. Now moves to bring ...
Source: sputniknews.com | 2017/12/7 20:00:29