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Archaeologists discover ancient tools in Lantian County, NW China


Archaeologists discover ancient tools in Lantian County, NW China

Visual AI technology to shine in 2018, China leads in facial recognition

Endless queues and long waits at the ticket inspection desks at China's major train stations were signature of the Spring Festival travel rush before this year. Every year, as the ...

China's growth bolsters analytics industry, though penetration still lags behind

China's big data industry has been growing fast in recent years, a response to the country's strong economic development stimulus, though the penetration of data usage in domestic companies still ...


NASA seeks partnership with US industry to develop first Gateway element

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a draft solicitation through a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) this week, seeking partnership for the first element of the Gateway, which ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/25 12:05:47

Chinese editor extols Western tech, splits opinion

An editor-in-chief of China's State-owned flagship newspaper in science and technology is in hot water over his recent remarks saying that China should admit to its lagging technological development compared ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 22:03:39

Int'l oceanography satellite marks 10th year in orbit

Originally designed for a three-to-five-year mission, a prolific international sea-observing satellite that is tracking the rise in global sea level marks its 10th year in orbit this week.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/24 13:38:59

Apple agrees to fix "sticky keyboard problems" on MacBooks

US tech giant Apple agreed on Friday to launch a service program to fix "sticky" keyboard problems on MacBook or MacBook Pro for free.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 14:30:14

Researchers create world's smallest "computer"

Researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) in the United States has come out with the world's smallest "computer," a device that measures just 0.3 mm to a side, completely ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 10:30:22

Survival rate of liver transplant recipients rises in China

The five-year survival rate of liver transplant recipients in China rose from around 59 percent in 2014 to 71 percent in 2017, according to a press conference by the National ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 9:23:14

Queqiao satellite the bridge to China's lunar exploration

If all goes to plan, China will soon make history as the first country to put a lander and a rover on the far side of the moon. Information gleaned ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 14:40:40

Scientists reveal brain mechanism behind alcohol addiction

Swedish and American researchers linked molecular changes in the brain to behaviors that are central in alcohol addiction, according to a study published on Thursday in the journal Science.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 10:31:28

Chinese envoy calls for strengthening of outer space governance, cooperation

A Chinese envoy on Wednesday called for strengthening of outer space governance and cooperation in the international community's joint effort to build a shared future in space exploration.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 8:39:01

Southwest China builds high altitude cosmic-ray observatory

Construction has begun on a large, high altitude cosmic-ray observatory in the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday, which is expected to become one of the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 21:58:41

China develops super railway with test speed of 1,500 kph

China is developing a super high-speed rail system that could reach speeds of up to 1,500 kilometers an hour, a move China is making to compete with Elon Musk's Hyperloop, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 21:33:42

Fossils of diverse dinosaur footprints found in east China

An international archeological expedition has discovered a site with fossils containing diverse dinosaur tracks in east China's Shandong Province, although no body fossils have been found.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 11:48:02

China committed to cooperation for better space governance: China's envoy to UN

China is committed to cooperation for a common development in outer space, which is a new domain for promoting the well-being of all mankind, said Shi Zhongjun, China's envoy to ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 9:00:12