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China launches communication satellite for Algeria


China launched Algeria's first communication satellite, Alcomsat-1, into a preset orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan early Monday.

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 ...


China's unmanned helicopters pass high-plateau testing

Three unmanned helicopters made test flights recently on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 20:27:50

New laser surgery to get blue eyes emerging

People who want to turn their eye colors blue permanently now have a chance as a US medical company has promoted a new laser surgery to achieve the change.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 14:24:10

Yangtze River Delta research reveals East China Sea of 7,000 years ago

Chinese scientists have mapped out the East China Sea continental shelf of 7,000 years ago by analyzing sedimentary core taken from the Yangtze River Delta.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 14:22:32

Cinnamon helps burn energy: study

Cinnamon, a common holiday spice, might be enlisted in the fight against obesity, a study of the University of Michigan (UM) found.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:07:18

China launches three commercial remote sensing satellites

China launched three remote sensing satellites Tuesday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in North China's Shanxi Province.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2017/11/21 21:43:39

Chinese HPV vaccine gets permission for clinical testing

A second-generation HPV vaccine has been approved by China Food and Drug Administration for clinical testing, the developer said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 17:42:27

AI carves out new routes for urban transport

Yawning, eyelids sagging, nodding off -- in the future, these signs of exhaustion will be captured and a warning to stop driving will sound.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 8:26:33

Food cues entice consumers to overeat

Food cues stimulates brain activity and can nudge some customers to overeat due to increased cravings and hunger, suggests a study of the University of Michigan (UM) on UM's website ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 8:19:00

China-Ukraine Science, Technology and Innovation exhibition kicks off in Kiev

China-Ukraine Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) exhibition kicked off at the Kiev International Exhibition Center Tuesday, showcasing high-tech achievements of the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 8:14:39

Asteroid visit may show us how solar systems form

A rocky cigar-shaped object detected in space last month came from another solar system, astronomers said Monday as they confirmed an unprecedented observation.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/21 23:28:39

Chinese doctor denies operating 1st head transplant

A Chinese surgeon denied saying that they carried out the world's first head transplant, claiming that it was only an experimental operation on a corpse.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 20:28:39

China launches three commercial remote sensing satellites

China launched three remote sensing satellites at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 19:35:48

China launches three commercial remote sensing satellites

China launched three remote sensing satellites at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 16:09:40