SCI-TECH

China unveils Chang'e-4 rover to explore Moon's far side


China's moon lander and rover for the Chang'e-4 lunar probe, which is expected to land on the far side of the moon this year, was unveiled Wednesday.

Dinosaur fossils found in China may lead to rethink of ancient continents

Fossils of a sauropod species have been newly discovered in China, which might change how researchers think these dinosaurs evolved, and how entire continents were linked 174 million years ago, ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/25 8:29:15

Fitness trackers help assess quality of life, daily functioning during treatment: study

Fitness trackers, also known as wearable activity monitors, can be valuable tools for assessing the quality of life and daily functioning of cancer patients during treatment, a new study has ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/25 8:23:23

Chinese researchers find queen bees have exceptional memory, learning abilities

Chinese researchers have found that honey bee queens have exceptional memory and learning abilities.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/24 11:33:55

Chinese helmet aimed at boosting brain power

Chinese scientists are developing a helmet to enhance brain function through monitoring and regulating brain waves and combining artificial intelligence technology.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/24 11:33:18

Israel develops tech to generate electricity from live bacteria

Israeli researchers have developed a technology to produce hydrogen and electricity from live bacteria, as published Monday by Technion Institute of Technology, located in northern city of Haifa.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/24 9:43:17

Dubai plans to expand Chinese saltwater rice into Arab world, Africa

Dubai aims to create an oasis that covers more than 10 percent of its land with saltwater rice developed by Chinese researchers and then expand out to the rest of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/23 22:53:39

Chinese, US physicists yield co-research fruits of nanoscale particles

Chinese and US physicists have produced record-breaking nanoscale particles that spin 1 million times faster than a jet engine, a discovery that Chinese experts said shows that scientists from both ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/22 22:23:40

Cellular mechanism protects organs during iron deficiency: study

Researchers at Northwestern University (NU) Medicine have discovered that a protein called tristetraprolin (TTP) is activated during iron deficiency, and lowers iron usage to match availability and prevents mitochondrial dysfunction,
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/22 7:09:43

Long non-coding RNA may play role in fat metabolism: study

Researchers at Northwestern University (NU) have identified that thousands of lincRNAs, long non-coding RNA molecules produced by so-called "junk DNA", may in fact play an important role in fat metabolism.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/22 7:07:55

China developing in-orbit satellite transport vehicle

China is developing a space vehicle to help transport orbiting satellites that have run out of fuel, Science and Technology Daily reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 11:33:12

99-million-year-old baby snake fossil to go on tour in China, US

A 99-million-year-old fossil of a baby snake trapped in amber found in Myanmar will be displayed in China and the US next summer, the research team said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 22:33:41

Amber reveals secrets of dinosaur-era snake

Scientists have for the first time found a piece of amber containing a snake dating back about 99 million years to the age of dinosaurs.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/19 15:56:34

Park launched in Shanghai to study monkey cloning

A brain science research park that focuses on the study of monkey cloning was launched on Wednesday in Shanghai to promote the industrialization of such technology.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 22:33:40