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.

Twelve new moons of Jupiter discovered, with risks of collision

Astronomers found a dozen of new moons orbiting Jupiter, 11 normal outer moons and one "oddball," adding the planet's total number of known moons to 79, the largest of any ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/18 0:50:45

Israeli earthquake prediction system put into use worldwide

An earthquake prediction system invented by an Israeli company will be put into use in several Asian and European countries, Israeli technology website Geektime reported Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 9:06:59

Vitamin supplements do not improve heart health: study

Taking multivitamin and mineral supplements does not prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiovascular death, according to a new analysis published in the latest issue of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 8:39:19

First of 300-satellite array in China's global communications network to be launched this year

The first satellite in the 300-satellite array known as the Hongyan constellation, which will provide worldwide communication services, is set to be launched by the end of this year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/15 22:58:39

Iconic Aussie marsupials offers hope in fight against deadly mange

Australian researchers have made a major breakthrough in protecting iconic native wombats from lethal mange, according to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 13:24:45

Archaeologists discover ancient tools in Lantian County, NW China

Archaeologists discover ancient tools in Lantian County, NW China
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 8:23:02

Prehistoric human face rock painting discovered in Inner Mongolia

Archaeologists have discovered a 7,000-year-old rock painting of a face without an outline in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 7:42:35

Study explores possible therapy to fibrotic diseases

A study of Northwestern University (NU) has identified a trigger of some fibrotic diseases and an experimental compound to treat it.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 7:27:43

Products of omega-3 fatty acid metabolism may have anticancer effects: study

A class of molecules formed when the body metabolizes omega-3 fatty acids could inhibit cancer's growth and spread, a study in mice by researchers at the University of Illinois (UI) ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 7:24:47

84 Amur leopard remain in the wild: joint study

Scientists estimate there are only 84 highly endangered Amur leopards remaining in the wild across its current range in Russia and China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 7:21:50

Chinese scientists set off for 50th ocean research expedition

Chinese oceanographic research ship Xiangyanghong 03 departed for the country's 50th ocean research expedition Saturday in the western and eastern Pacific Ocean.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/14 23:42:59

Legendary Nokia 3310 Gets New Design Dedicated to Putin-Trump Meeting

In 2015, the iconic Nokia 3310 "retired" after the sale of over 126 million units, and it is still regarded as the Finnish cellphone giant's biggest success. Users especially appreciated ...
Source: Sputniknews.com | 2018/7/14 15:25:17

High-energy "ghost particle" reveals birthplace of cosmic rays: studies

An international group of astrophysicists has for the first time determined the birthplace of a highest-energy neutrino, nearly four billion light-years away from Earth.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/13 12:54:19