SCI-TECH

Domestic steam generator headed for nuclear power plant


Photo taken on Oct. 17, 2017 shows the Hualong One ZH-65 steam generator being hoisted for shipment in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province.

On course toward automation

Overseas high-tech robotics companies have recently become a major takeover target for Chinese enterprises, as the Chinese government is pushing hard for an industry that can manufacture robots with the ...

Wireless charging firms speed up market layout

China’s wireless charging industry is evolving rapidly, with market players expecting the sector to boom this year with the launch of the new iPhone series.


China's new-generation weather satellite put into service

Fengyun-4A satellite, the first of China's second-generation geostationary orbiting weather satellites, was put into operation Monday, said the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 17:47:29

Australia decides to establish national space agency

Australia's Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham officially announced here on Monday that Australia will establish its own national space agency.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 11:08:11

Molecular identified as key to suppress inflammation in brain

New research at the University of California, San Francisco, or UCSF, has discovered a molecular key to the ketogenic diet's apparent effects on patients with epilepsy and other neurological illnesses. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 7:26:04

Astronomers discovers asteroid odd couple in solar system

With the help of the Hubble Space Telescope, an international research team has observed an unusual pair of space rocks in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. This binary ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 0:01:24

New Chinese aircraft has a record number of passengers

China's heavy transport aircraft the Y-20 welcomed its first group of passengers aboard on Friday, while setting a record for the number of people carried on a single flight by ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 23:18:40

Researchers working on new approach to track seafloor motion along faults

University of Washington (UW) oceanographers are working with a company to develop a simple new technique that could track seafloor movement in earthquake-prone coastal areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/24 7:45:42

Researchers identify "add-ons" key to protein interaction

Researchers in the United States and Germany have discovered a part of protein molecules that could be key to find how proteins interact with each other inside living cells to ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/24 7:44:28

NASA's asteroid-bound spacecraft "slingshots" past Earth

NASA's asteroid-bound OSIRIS-REx spacecraft made a close approach to Earth and successfully used our planet's gravity on Friday to "slingshot" itself on a path toward the asteroid Bennu, the US ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/23 7:28:37

Second LK-60Ya-class icebreaker launched in Russia

The Baltic Shipyard, one of the oldest shipyards in Russia, launched here on Friday the second LK-60Ya-class nuclear-powered icebreaker Sibir.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/23 14:28:44

Scientists create new 3-part antibody that attacks 99 percent of HIV strains

It has long been challenging to fight HIV due to the virus' unimaginable ability to mutate and change its appearance, but scientists might have found a silver lining.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/23 13:41:05

Neanderthal boy's skeleton reveals they grew much like modern kids

A new analysis of a well-preserved Neanderthal boy's skeleton revealed that children of this now extinct human relative developed much in the same way as modern kids would, according to ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/23 7:48:42

Spicy foods could lead to weight loss: study

A new study from US Arizona State University (ASU) led by two Chinese scientists showed the first promising link between capsaicinoids, the active ingredient in chili peppers, and one's energy-burning ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/23 7:29:52

Exposed combustible ice found

Chinese scientists have, for the first time, discovered exposed combustible ice on the seabed of the South China Sea, and the discovery was published in the international academic journal Geochemistry, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/22 22:53:39