SCI-TECH

China moves firmly ahead with incentives to boost AI


From the central government to local authorities, China is firmly moving ahead to develop its artificial intelligence (AI) sector, as part of a major effort to push forward new technologies and upgrade the traditional manufacturing sector.

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 ...


China needs to prepare for cooperation, competition with NASA on lunar exploration: expert

China should be prepared for both cooperation and competition with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), since NASA is paying great attention to China's lunar exploration mission, said a ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/7 16:21:50

Revolutionary new method for creating disease resistant crops: research

A global collective of scientists have drastically streamlined the time it takes to find and introduce disease-resistance genes from wild plants into domestic crops such as rice, wheat and potato, ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/6 14:30:26

SpaceX successfully test-fires rocket engine Raptor

SpaceX has successfully finished the static fire test of Raptor engine designed to power rockets including Starship.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 17:18:21

Chinese research mission to Antarctic leaves Taishan station

The 37 members of the 35th Chinese research mission to the Antarctic -- from the Kunlun and Taishan teams -- left Taishan station for the 520-km-away Zhongshan station on Sunday ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 13:49:55

Scientists develop structural brain atlases for Chinese children

Scientists have developed structural brain atlases for the Chinese pediatric population, offering a basic tool for future studies on Chinese children's brain development.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 10:58:56

Chinese astronomers find over 10,000 metal-poor star candidates

Chinese astronomers have discovered more than 10,000 metal-poor star candidates, which may help shed light on the early universe and the emergence of the first stars and galaxies.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/3 22:33:10

Carbon fiber may be engineered into a battery: study

American researchers developed a kind of porous carbon fiber that may power cars using energy stored in their exterior shells.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/3 9:36:11

Chinese scientists develop new catalyst for hydrogen fuel cells

Chinese scientists announced that they have successfully addressed a key problem impeding the promotion of hydrogen vehicles by developing a new catalyst system for fuel cells.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/1 17:20:21

Chinese study on quantum communication wins Newcomb Cleveland Prize

A study on quantum communication made by Chinese scientists will receive the 2018 Newcomb Cleveland Prize as it laid the groundwork for ultra-secure communication networks of the future.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/1 14:27:54

China, US lead global race to dominate artificial intelligence: UN study

China, together with the United States, lead the global competition to dominate artificial intelligence (AI), a study published Thursday by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) shows.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/1 9:35:57

Chang'e-4 finds moon's far side colder than expected during night

China's Chang'e-4 probe, having made the first-ever soft landing on moon's far side, found that the temperature of the lunar surface dropped to as low as minus 190 degrees centigrade, ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/31 17:18:48

China's Chang'e-4 lunar lander and Yutu II rover wake up after long, frozen night on dark side of the moon

China's lunar lander Chang'e-4 and lunar rover Yutu II have woken up after their first night on the dark side of the moon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/31 16:53:38

Chang'e-4 finds moon's far side colder than expected during night

China's Chang'e-4 probe, having made the first-ever soft landing on moon's far side, found that the temperature of the lunar surface dropped to as low as minus 190 degrees centigrade, ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/31 16:29:14