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 ...


Two solar power bases launched in northwestern China

Two solar power bases in northwest China's Qinghai Province, with a total installed power generating capacity of 1 GW, were launched and connected to the grid Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/30 12:10:51

China's Chang'e-4 probe changes orbit to prepare for moon-landing

China's Chang'e-4 probe entered a planned orbit Sunday morning to prepare for the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/30 11:38:36

China launches six Yunhai-2 satellites for atmospheric environment research

China successfully sent six atmospheric environment research satellites and a test communication satellite into orbit Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/29 22:05:15

New technology moves "solar windows" closer to reality

Chinese scientists said they have come up with a more efficient luminescent solar concentrator (LSC), which can be applied on "solar windows" to turn sunlight into electricity.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/28 9:44:13

Space travel becomes the new frontier in animal preservation

China launched a carrier rocket this week containing genes from near-extinct animals in an attempt to preserve endangered wildlife.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/28 0:36:57

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 ...
Source: Reuters | 2018/12/27 23:03:39

China's State Grid woos social capital in UHV programs

State Grid Corporation of China, the largest electricity utility company in the world, said it would actively solicit social capital in ultra-high-voltage (UHV) power transmission projects, China Daily reported Thursday. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/27 14:58:01

China's underwater glider sets new record

Haiyan, a Chinese underwater glider, has set a new endurance record after working for 141 days and sailing 3,619.6 km in the South China Sea, said the developer.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/27 11:30:35

First Iranian surgeon robot showcased in 'Made in Iran' exhibition

Sina Surgery Robotic System (Flex model) was unveiled on Tuesday for the first time in the venue of Tehran's permanent International exhibitions.
Source: IRNA | 2018/12/26 19:20:23

China-made jetliner completes overwater demo flight


Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/26 13:53:25

China launches telecommunication technology test satellite

China successfully launched the No. 3 telecommunication technology test satellite on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/25 11:04:08

China launches telecommunication technology test satellite

China successfully launched the No. 3 telecommunication technology test satellite on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/25 8:31:25

Archaeologists find human sacrificial pit in Inner Mongolia

Archaeologists discovered bones of infants and adults at a ruins site in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, which are believed to be remains of human sacrifices, local authorities said. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/24 15:51:33