SCI-TECH

China unveils Chang'e-4 rover to explore Moon's far side


China's moon lander and rover for the Chang'e-4 lunar probe, which is expected to land on the far side of the moon this year, was unveiled Wednesday.

Chinese scientists develop tattoo-like electronic skin

Chinese scientists have developed a graphene-based tattoo-like electronic skin, which could function as a wearable electronic device to monitor health.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/5 11:57:13

Sino-Russian aircraft project solicits proposals for landing gear system

The Sino-Russian joint CR929 wide-body aircraft project has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for its landing gear system, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/4 7:35:24

NASA names astronauts for new commercial spacecraft test flights, missions

The United States space agency NASA named astronauts assigned to Boeing and SpaceX flights, bringing astronaut launches back to the country for the first time since its space shuttle's retirement ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/4 7:24:38

Over 90 percent of cellphone apps request access to private information: report

An internet privacy report said 99.9 percent of cellphone applications within the Android operating system request access to a user's private information, and the proportion for iOS was 93.8 percent. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/3 21:19:43

Chinese scientists perform genetic surgery to create first single-chromosome yeast

Brewer's yeast, one-third of whose genome is said to share ancestry with humans, has 16 chromosomes. However, Chinese scientists have managed to fit nearly all its genetic material into just ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/3 8:26:20

Heavy drinking, long-term abstinence could both contribute to dementia risk: study

Whether you drink more than 14 units of alcohol a week or totally abstain from it during middle age, you could probably at increased risk of developing dementia, according to ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/3 7:42:27

Nokia, T-Mobile team up for massive 5G deal

T-Mobile US named Nokia to supply it with $3.5 billion in next-generation 5G network equipment, marking the world's largest 5G deal so far and concrete evidence of a new wireless ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/3 0:03:40

CLS, IBM and top financial institutions test blockchain

Foreign exchange settlement provider CLS, IBM and nine financial institutions, including Barclays Plc and Citigroup Inc, are testing a platform to access blockchain-based applications.
Source: Reuters | 2018/8/3 0:03:40

New drugs put cancer into "permanent sleep": Aussie research

Australian scientists on Thursday said they have discovered a new type of drug that targets specific proteins to arrest the growth and spread of cancer, without the harmful side effects ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 11:20:08

Soil releases more carbon into air with warmer temperatures: study

American researchers have revealed that the vast reservoir of carbon stored in soil is entering Earth's atmosphere at an increasing rate, most likely as a result of warming temperatures.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 8:00:25

Scientists propose new way to find alien life by cosmic UV light

Scientists proposed a new way to find life outside the solar system and have identified a group of exoplanets with the same chemical conditions may have led to life on ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 7:55:32

Inspection team to verify substandard vaccine disposition

An inspection team was dispatched to check the disposition of substandard DPT vaccines produced by Wuhan Institute of Biological Products Co., Ltd. Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/1 18:56:39

Telescope in Xinjiang alerts spacecraft to solar interference

A solar magnetic field telescope in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has been helping China's aerospace industry avoid solar interference, authorities said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 17:08:40