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Facebook rocked by data breach scandal


Facebook shares plunged Monday as the social media giant was pounded by criticism at home and abroad over revelations that a firm working for Donald Trump's presidential campaign harvested and misused data on 50 million members.

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 ...


China developing reusable space rocket

China aims to recover the first stage of the Long March-8 carrier rocket, which is still under development and is expected to make its maiden flight around 2021, according to ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 6:16:34

Chinese scientists find insect species mimicking liverworts 100-mln-yrs ago

Chinese paleontologists reported a new lacewing species that can mimic liverworts, which is a rare camouflage in both modern and fossil ecosystems.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/27 0:50:38

China has technological basis for manned lunar landing: space expert

China has the technological basis for a manned lunar landing, says Zhou Jianping, chief designer of China's manned space program.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/26 8:48:12

China to launch space station Tiangong in 2022, matching ISS standards

China's space station Tiangong, or Heavenly Palace, which is scheduled to be launched in 2022, is expected to match or approach the standards of the International Space Station, and marks ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/25 22:53:41

China to launch new Earth observation satellite in May

China is to launch Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite for Earth observation, at the beginning of May.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 17:02:02

China to launch Chang'e-5 lunar probe in 2019

China plans to launch the Chang'e-5 lunar probe next year, which is expected to bring lunar samples back to the Earth, according to Pei Zhaoyu, deputy director of the Lunar ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 11:28:17

China plans to launch new space science satellites around 2020

China is striving to send a group of new satellites into orbit around 2020, as part of the country's fast-expanding space science program, a national science official said at a ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/25 9:55:13

China's Chang'e-4 relay satellite named 'Queqiao'

The relay satellite for the Chang'e-4 lunar probe, which is expected to land on the far side of the Moon later this year, has been named "Queqiao" - magpie bridge. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/24 13:26:21

Chinese scientists find nanomaterial could reduce lead levels in rice

Chinese scientists have discovered a nanomaterial that reduces the lead levels in rice, potentially helping improve the quality of rice, and ensuring food safety.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/23 16:38:53

Diamonds from space may be from "lost planet": Swiss research

Diamonds in a meteorite that exploded over Sudan in 2008 provide compelling evidence of a "lost planet" that once existed at least four billion years ago in our solar system, ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/23 11:44:02

Egyptian archaeologists make two rare discoveries in Luxor, Aswan

This photo provided by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities and taken on April 8, 2018 shows the head of a statue of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in Aswan, Egypt. Egyptian ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/23 8:00:01

Chinese researchers develop new drug to inhibit cancer stem cells

Chinese researchers have developed a new drug that can inhibit the growth and spread of cancer stem cells.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/23 6:21:13

Chinese scientists develop nanozymes to target tumor cells

Nanozymes, nanomaterials with intrinsic enzyme-like activities, have been widely used in cancer diagnosis in recent years, but controlling their performance in treating a target tumor cell remains a challenge.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/19 18:11:24