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Luxury in the sky


Since its entry into service in October 2007, the Airbus 380 (A380) has won praise from passengers with its excellent cabin comfort and reliability.

Luxury in the sky

Since its entry into service in October 2007, the Airbus 380 (A380) has won praise from passengers with its excellent cabin comfort and reliability.

Embedded AI to take off by year-end

One year ago, when artificial intelligence (AI) robotic AlphaGo rose to prominence after it unexpectedly defeated legendary player Lee Se-dol, tech giants and venture capitals were rushing to pump money ...


Experts concerned about cervical cancer in Africa

Health experts on Thursday expressed concern about the rate which women in Africa silently losing their lives to cervical cancer which is potentially preventable with vaccines and early diagnosis.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/10 2:43:33

SpaceX rocket engine explodes during test at Texas facility

US aerospace firm SpaceX suffered a rocket-engine explosion during a test of its next-generation model on Saturday at the company's test facility in the US state of Texas.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/10 2:17:58

C919 takes first long-distance flight in preparation for further tests

The Chinese-produced large passenger jet, C919, will make its first long-distance flight on Friday, leaving Shanghai for northwest China's Shaanxi Province where it will undergo further testing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/10 2:11:48

C919 jetliner undergoes final testing in Shanghai

The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) tests its C919 aircraft for the fifth and final time from the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on November 8, 2017. This is the ...
Source: Ecns.cn | 2017/11/9 10:45:59

Australian scientists develop drug to reduce obesity

Australian researchers have uncovered a drug that has the potential to reverse the negative effects of maternal obesity.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/9 9:23:40

Chinese researchers uncover genetic secrets behind aging rate

A research team from China has discovered a genetic mechanism that affects animal's aging rate, shedding light on the biological basis and regulation of healthy aging, according to a study ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/9 8:35:31

Physical activity linked to lower risk of heart attack, stroke: study

Higher levels of physical activity, regardless of types, are associated with a lower risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a seven-year study of half a million adult men ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/9 8:31:42

Breast cancer may return even many years after treatment ends: study

Women with a type of breast cancer fueled by estrogen still face a substantial risk of cancer returning or spreading, even 15 years after they finished standard treatment for the ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/9 8:31:25

Scientists work on projects to make life easier for travellers to Mars

Three universities have been awarded funding of more than 700,000 US dollars to study the impact of spaceflight on the human body, the UK Space Agency announced Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/9 1:52:19

Chinese, Japanese experts explore oceanic cooperation

Experts from China and Japan had explored opportunities to strengthen oceanic cooperation between the two countries through a dialogue held in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/9 1:51:47

China to launch commercial rocket from South China Sea

China has plans to test launch a Long March rocket in the South China Sea soon, for commercial purposes, a satellites and aerospace expert said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 22:43:40

Icebreaker sets sail on China's 34th Antarctic expedition

China's research icebreaker Xuelong set sail from Shanghai early Wednesday beginning the country's 34th Antarctic expedition.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/8 13:37:13

Neolithic stone burial site found on China-Russia border

Chinese archaeologists have discovered a Neolithic stone burial site by the side of a river on the border between China and Russia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/8 13:36:59