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.


19 Neolithic tombs discovered at China-Russia border

Archaeologists have discovered 19 Neolithic tombs and unearthed more than 400 cultural relics in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, local authorities said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/22 13:56:24

New study helps reveal why poison frogs don't poison themselves

Scientists are now one step closer to resolving a head-scratcher of why poison frogs don't poison themselves, according to a new study out Thursday that has potential implications for developing ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/22 8:23:58

Ultra-high-energy cosmic rays come from galaxies far away: study

Scientists on Thursday confirmed that cosmic rays with the highest energies that bombard the Earth originated from outside our Milky Way galaxy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/22 8:23:35

Researchers identify Gobi Desert as source of North China sandstorms

The yellow sandstorms that engulf northern China including the Chinese capital every spring originate in the Gobi Desert, not the Taklimakan Desert as previously thought, Chinese researchers announced Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 22:53:40

Chinese apps dominate most-used Android app rankings: research

Apps from Chinese publishers dominate the top rankings of the most used Android apps globally, according to industrial research.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 15:51:44

Scientists claim extinct 'Pac-man' frog was dinosaur killer: study

A new study has revealed on Thursday that a long extinct frog known as Beelzebufo Ampinga, that lived in Madagascar over 68 million years ago, was a dinosaur killer.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 13:53:11

Chinese researchers develop material to absorb heavy metals

Chinese researchers have developed a new material that can absorb heavy metal ions from fertilizer, decreasing environmental pollution.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 13:51:55

China builds world-class astronomical base in Tibet

With its thin air and clear sky, Ngari Prefecture is an ideal place for astronomers to gaze into the remote universe.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 13:51:30

Chinese multi-function cargo ship leaves waters of Barents Sea

Photo taken aboard Tianjian on Sept. 20, 2017 shows aurora in the waters of Norwegian Sea. Tianjian, a multi-function cargo ship of China, left the waters of Barents Sea on ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 10:23:15

Antibody cocktail better in preventing HIV infection: studies

A cocktail of two or three antibodies could be more effective than a single one in preventing HIV transmission, according to results released Wednesday from two separate monkey studies.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 7:09:36

Australian expert expects first space mining transaction in 10 years

The first transaction in space mining could only be 10 years away, the director of the Australian Center for Space Engineering Research, Andrew Dempster, told Xinhua on Wednesday, at the ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 19:12:32

Scientists decode butterfly pattern secret

Deleting a common gene in a breed of butterflies can broadly change their wing patterns, according to a study published recently in the US scientific magazine Proceedings of the National ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 13:40:08

China's C919 jumbo jet receives new orders

Photo taken on May 5, 2017 shows China's large passenger jet, the C919, on its maiden flight at Shanghai Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, east China. The orders for the ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 13:07:18