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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 ...


Chinese scientists develop heat-resistant memristor

A group of Chinese scientists have developed a high temperature-resistant memristor that could address existing challenges in the development of electronic devices.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/9 18:30:20

Egypt's rare dinosaur discovery reveals link between Africa, Europe 80 mln years ago

The Egyptian discovery of remains of an ancient dinosaur in its Western Desert reveals a link between Africa and Europe in the Late Cretaceous Period some 80 million years ago, ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/8 9:48:15

SpaceX launches world's most powerful rocket, taking Tesla Roadster to Mars

The private US space flight company SpaceX on Tuesday launched the world's most powerful operational rocket into space in a much-hyped demonstration mission deemed to have the potential to bring ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/7 8:30:30

Over half of children aged between 8 and 12 face online threats: study

More than half of children aged between 8 and 12 worldwide are subject to online threats including cyberbullying, video game addiction, offline meetings and online sexual grooming, a study released ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/7 2:58:18

China firm builds antennas for world's largest radio telescope

Plans for the world's largest radio telescope able to search for extraterrestrial life took a giant leap forward with completion of a prototype antenna announced by a Hebei Province company ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 22:58:40

Alzheimer's could be discovered seven years before symptoms first appear

The Alzheimer's disease could be spotted seven years before symptoms first appear with a memory test, researchers from Britain's University College London (UCL) found recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 17:16:51

Chinese scientists synthesize herbs to treat cardio-cerebrovascular disease

Chinese scientists have successfully synthesized breviscapine, an extract from a Chinese herb that can cure cardio-cerebrovascular disease, according to Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 1:45:15

China develops new driverless, carbon fiber monorail train

China's leading train maker on Monday released its new driverless carbon-fiber monorail train.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/5 14:43:51

Ocean microplastic a 'significant risk' to whales: study

A new study released in Australia on Monday has warned of the dangers microplastics pose to filter-feeding marine animals like manta rays and whales.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/5 10:02:49

Experts call for increased efforts to develop new cancer-related medicine

Medical experts called for increased efforts to develop cancer-related medicine and improve the availability of new drugs in China as the 19th World Cancer Day was observed Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/5 1:40:34

China forms comprehensive exploration system, developing drilling guide facility

A comprehensive exploration system, including facilities used from underground to the air, has been formed in China and the country is stepping up the development of an intelligent drilling guide ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 22:53:39

Old Kingdom Pharaonic tomb discovered in Egypt's Giza

An Egyptian archaeological mission has discovered an Old Kingdom tomb of a lady called "Hetpet" who was a top official in the royal palace during the end of the Fifth ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/4 8:34:56

High exposure to cell phone radiation linked to tumor in male rats: study

Preliminary studies made by American scientists showed that high exposure to cell phone radiation resulted in tumors in tissues surrounding nerves in the hearts of male rats, though not in ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/4 8:21:16