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In pics: autonomous electric air Taxi Cora


Photos released by Zephyr Airworks show autonomous electric air Taxi Cora that combines electric power, self-piloting software and vertical take-off. Kitty Hawk's Zephyr Airworks, the operator of Cora in New Zealand, is entering into an agreement with Air New Zealand-a partnership to one day bring the first ever air taxi service to the sky.

Falling off the bike proves painful for many investors

On the sidewalks of Shanghai and Beijing, once bright-yellow Ofo bicycles lie in varying states of disrepair - chains unhooked, wheels buckled and paint starting to fade - reflecting the ...

Facebook, Google tools reveal new political ad tactics

Public databases that shine a light on online political ads – launched by Facebook and Google before Tuesday's US elections – offer the public the first broad view of how ...


China welcomes world's scientists to collaborate in lunar exploration

The Chang'e-4 mission, which accomplished the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon, embodies China's hope to combine human wisdom in future space exploration.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/11 13:12:15

NASA continues to rely on Russia: Roscosmos head

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) intends to continue cooperation with Russia in exploring outer space despite pressure from Washington, a Russian official said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/11 13:08:34

Researchers find new strategy that may curtail spread of antibiotic resistance

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have figured out a key step in the transmission of antibiotic resistance from one Acinetobacter bacterium to another, thus opening ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/11 11:47:23

Chang'e-4 probe takes panoramic photos on moon's far side

China's Chang'e-4 probe took panoramic photos on the lunar surface after it successfully made the first ever soft-landing on the far side of the moon.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/11 10:17:16

China launches Zhongxing-2D satellite

China sent Zhongxing-2D satellite into space on a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 1:11 a.m. Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/11 9:00:19

Chinese hospital deploys AI to detect blind-causing diseases

A Chinese hospital on Thursday launched free consultations featuring artificial-intelligence (AI) cameras to detect ocular fundus diseases, which are major causes of blindness.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/10 16:42:02

Amazon CEO Bezos and wife to end 25-year marriage

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who is the wealthiest man in the world, said Wednesday that he and his wife are divorcing after 25 years of marriage.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/10 9:56:29

Facial recognition helps vagrants return home

Authorities in central China's Hunan Province are using facial recognition to help vagrants and beggars return home.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/9 16:37:47

Xi honors two academicians with China's top science award

President Xi Jinping presented China's top science award to Liu Yongtan and Qian Qihu on Tuesday for their outstanding contributions to scientific and technological innovation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/9 9:01:25

Xi honors two academicians with China's top science award

President Xi Jinping presented China's top science award to Liu Yongtan and Qian Qihu on Tuesday for their outstanding contributions to scientific and technological innovation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/8 15:03:22

Chinese scientists develop anticorrosion method for steel in marine engineering

Chinese scientists have used marine bacteria to inhibit the corrosion of steel materials through genetic editing, according to the China Science Daily Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/8 14:59:33

China opens first national selenium R&D center

China's first national selenium research and development (R&D) center opened Sunday in Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/7 8:58:07

China Focus: Relay satellite Queqiao plays key role in exploring moon's far side

China's Chang'e-4 probe has started the exploration on the far side of the moon thanks to the relay satellite that provides a communication link with ground control.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/7 8:50:28