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Mars is recreated in Israeli desert


Israeli analog astronauts take part in the D-Mars project at the Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station in the Negev Desert near Mitzpe Ramon, Israel, on Feb. 18, 2018. A four-day-long Mars habitat experiment by six Israeli scientists ended on Sunday in the country's Negev desert.

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 ...


China, Myanmar launch joint oceanographic research

Chinese research vessel Xiang Yang Hong 03, carrying a team of scientists, arrived at Myanmar's Thilawa Port Wednesday morning to jointly conduct oceanographic research in Myanmar's waters.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 6:43:56

Scientists from China, Russia, US win rain enhancement award in UAE

The UAE government on Wednesday honored at the ongoing World Future Energy Summit three winners for their scientific works on rain enhancement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 6:35:41

A tiny, origami-inspired robot designed to operate on human eye

A Harvard team in the United States designed a new kind of miniaturized robot that combines micrometer precision with high speed.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 6:33:38

China lists 2017's top archaeological discoveries

The China Academy of Social Sciences named the country's top six archaeological discoveries of 2017 at a forum in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 15:03:39

China's 5th Antarctic research station to begin construction

Members of China's 34th Antarctic expedition prepare to transfer large engineering equipments from China's research icebreaker Xuelong to the Inexpressible Island, where the country's 5th research station will begin construction ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 16:24:42

China to build deep-space lab in Luxembourg

A leading Chinese science-technology institution announced Tuesday that it was going to establish a deep-space lab in Luxembourg.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 7:58:33

Breastfeeding for 6 months halves diabetes risk in women: study

Breastfeeding for six months or longer appears to significantly cut the risk of a woman developing type 2 diabetes, a 30-year US study said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 7:54:21

Ancient tripartite-city of Xiongnu a special religious and meeting site: archaeologists

The ruins of an ancient tripartite-city, known as Sanlian City, in midwest Mongolia's Khermental City, demonstrates that the Xiongnu tribe used to perform religious ceremonies and hold alliance meetings there. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 7:53:28

Ancient bronze smelter unearthed in central China

Chinese archeologists said Tuesday they have confirmed a large relic site in the central province of Hubei to be a bronze smelting center of the Zeng State dating back more ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 7:51:55

Scientists measure single molecule's effective charge for 1st time

For the first time, scientists have precisely measured the effective electrical charge of a single molecule in solution, which could pave the way for future medical diagnostics, according to a ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 7:47:46

Predicting large quakes by moon phases untenable: study

A new analysis denies the popular beliefs that large earthquakes tend to happen during certain phases of the moon or at certain times during the year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 7:46:09

Hydroacoustic technology gains ground as inexpensive, faster way to study marine life

Researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California-San Diego, are using a new hydroacoustics technology to study the fishes within and outside marine protected areas (MPAs) to protect ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/16 16:50:22

China is leading new round of technological revolution, says Nobel Prize winner

China has strong brains, resources, economy and wise decision makers, and the country is able to lead the new round of technological revolution and in fact is now playing a ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/16 8:27:51