SCI-TECH

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.

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's nuclear reactor design enters phase 2 assessment in UK

British regulators said Thursday that a new nuclear reactor design from China has completed the first phase of assessment and are progressing to the next phase, as the whole process ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/17 10:52:08

China's largest hi-tech fair opens in Shenzhen

An exhibition featuring hi-tech Chinese products and technology opened Thursday in Shenzhen in south China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/17 9:33:48

Automated guided robots used for logistics services in Wuhan

Automated guided robots sort goods at Wuhan branch of China Postal express & logistics in Wuhan, central China's Hubei, Nov. 15, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/17 9:26:48

Stanford researchers find new types of bacteria in dolphin mouths: study

Researchers of US Stanford University have discovered new bacteria that were never seen before, which were described as "a dark matter of the biological world," said a study released Thursday. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/17 8:56:41

Scientists discover technology to manage maize pest

Scientists at the Nairobi-based International Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) announced Thursday they have discovered a technology that will manage ravaging pest that has worsened food insecurity in Africa.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/17 2:03:12

China's largest hi-tech fair opens in Shenzhen

An exhibition featuring hi-tech Chinese products and technology opened Thursday in Shenzhen in south China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 17:44:05

Stanford's deep-learning algorithm outperforms radiologists in diagnosis of pneumonia

Researchers of the US Stanford University have developed a deep-learning algorithm that is more competent than expert radiologists working alone in diagnosing pneumonia, said a study released Wednesday by the ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 17:43:25

China to hold 4th World Internet Conference

China will host the Fourth World Internet Conference from Dec. 3 to 5 in Wuzhen, east China's Zhejiang Province, according to Ren Xianliang, deputy director of the Cyberspace Administration of ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 17:40:15

China lists combustible ice as new mineral variety

China has approved listing natural gas hydrate, or combustible ice, as the country's 173rd mineral variety, a move that will speed up the exploitation of the clean energy source, an ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 16:05:55

China's largest hi-tech fair opens in Shenzhen

An exhibition featuring China's hi-tech products and technology opened Thursday in Shenzhen in south China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 13:48:07

Xuelong crosses equator for 34th scientific expedition to Antarctica

Members of China's 34th Antarctic expedition hold a ceremony to celebrate the ship crossing the Equator onboard China's research icebreaker Xuelong, Nov. 15, 2017. China's research icebreaker Xuelong set sail ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 7:56:49

MERS virus may also infect humans through intestinal tract: study

The virus responsible for Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) may also infect humans through their intestinal tracts, a new study suggested Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 7:45:23

US scientists use X-ray technology to reveal mighty strength of Parrotfish teeth

Scientists at the US University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) are using X-ray based technology to unfold the mystery of the mighty coral-crunching ability of Parrotfish's teeth, a UC Berkeley ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 7:42:17