SCI-TECH

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 ...


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

Chinese scientists succeed in developing clonal seeds from hybrid rice

Chinese scientists have succeeded in developing clonal seeds from hybrid rice, said an online paper published in Nature Biotechnology Friday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/6 7:41:14

China's Huawei opens first flagship store in Saudi Arabia

The Chinese tech giant Huawei on Saturday announced the inauguration of its first flagship store in Saudi Arabia, which is also its largest store in the Middle East and Africa. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/6 7:40:04

Russia's Roscosmos head congratulates Chinese colleagues on successful landing of Chang'e-4

The head of the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, Thursday congratulated the Chinese colleagues on the successful landing of the Chang'e-4 probe.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/5 13:28:53

China's lunar rover drives smoothly on moon's far side

Lunar rover Yutu-2 has been driving on the far side of the moon after separating from the lander and scientific devices on both the lander and rover are currently gathering ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/5 13:25:02

China's lunar rover drives smoothly on moon's far side

Lunar rover Yutu-2 has been driving on the far side of the moon after separating from the lander and scientific devices on both the lander and rover are currently gathering ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/4 23:43:44