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Mars is recreated in Israeli desert


Israeli analog astronauts take part in the D-Mars project at the Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station in the Negev Desert near Mitzpe Ramon, Israel, on Feb. 18, 2018. A four-day-long Mars habitat experiment by six Israeli scientists ended on Sunday in the country's Negev desert.

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 ...


Scientists research on snow cover in central section of Tianshan Mountains

Scientists conduct a field research on snow cover in central section of Tianshan Mountains in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Jan. 24, 2018. The research was hosted by Xinjiang ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 10:50:28

Aerosol particles from pollution causes storm in rain forest: study

A study suggests that tiny aerosol particles from pollution plumes have a greater influence on stormy weather over pristine regions of the world, such as oceans and large forests, than ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 8:22:16

Oldest modern human fossil outside Africa found in Israel

The earliest modern human fossil outside Africa has been found in Israel, pushing back the time humans first left Africa by at least 50,000 years, researchers said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 8:20:14

Shape-memory organic crystals can be used to improve plastic electronics: study

Researchers have identified a mechanism that triggers shape-memory phenomena in organic crystals used in plastic electronics.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 8:18:59

China launches remote sensing satellites

China launched remote sensing satellites at 1:39 p.m.(Beijing Time) Thursday on a Long March-2C carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/25 15:39:06

Large amphibious aircraft AG600 takes second test flight

China's first home-grown large amphibious aircraft AG600 takes its second test flight in Zhuhai City, South China's Guangdong Province, Jan. 24, 2018. AG600, code named "Kunlong", completed its maiden flight ...
Source: Ecns.cn | 2018/1/25 15:05:22

China's aircraft AG600 completes second flight

China's first domestic-built large amphibious aircraft, the AG600, completed its second trial flight in south China's Guangdong Province Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/25 13:31:17

Macaque cloning breakthrough offers hope against human illnesses

China on Thursday announced it successfully cloned world' s first macaques from somatic cells by method that made Dolly. It makes research with customizable populations of genetically uniform monkeys a ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/25 8:05:25

Genetic lung disease's molecular roots identified

US researchers have identified that mutations in a gene called HEATR2 are the molecular roots for primary ciliary dyskinesia, a genetic lung disease.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/25 7:59:10

SpaceX's heavy-lift rocket Falcon Heavy completes hold-down firing test

SpaceX's new heavy-lift rocket Falcon Heavy completed its static firing test at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday after multiple delays.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/25 7:57:14

Scientific research

This handout picture released by Greenpeace on Wednesday shows a submarine with scientist Susanne Lockhart and submarine pilot Kenneth Lowyck outside Joinville Island in the Antarctic Sound at the foot ...
Source: AFP | 2018/1/24 23:33:40

China teams up with US firms to build aviation navigation database

China's top aviation regulator partnered with US companies Wednesday to develop the country's aviation navigation database.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/24 16:34:23

Mavic Air launching ceremony held in New York

Michael Perry, Director of Strategic Partnerships of DJI, introduces Mavic Air during a launching ceremony in New York, the United States, Jan. 23, 2018. Civilian drones producer DJI released it ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/24 10:03:14