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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 ...


Quantum messaging links China and Austria

The Chinese satellite Micius has successfully performed an ultra-secure, encrypted quantum communication link with ground stations in China and Austria, proving it has intercontinental capability, a research fellow told the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/21 22:23:39

Atlas V rocket launches missile warning satellite for US Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket launched a new missile-warning satellite Friday night from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/20 20:19:51

Climate change caused by more carbon dioxide emissions leads to more flower blooms in tropical forest: study

US researchers have found that climate change resulting from more carbon dioxide emissions increases flower blooms in a tropical forest in Panama, according to a new study released Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/20 17:32:47

Details of China's long-range, quantum-secured "unhackable" messaging revealed

A joint China-Austria team performed an intercontinental videoconference by the "unhackable" quantum-secured real-world communication last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/20 8:10:47

New blood test could detect eight common cancers: study

US researchers have taken a major step forward in the fight against cancer by developing a single blood test that screens for eight common types of tumors in early stages. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/20 8:10:09

11,000-yr-old baby tomb found in SW China

Archaeologists in southwest China's Guizhou Province have confirmed a tomb dating back 11,000 year contains the remains of a toddler.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/20 0:09:56

Long March-11 rocket sends 6 satellites into space

China launched two high-resolution optical remote sensing satellites and four other small commercial satellites - carried by solid-propellant rocket Long March-11 - into a preset orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/19 20:43:39

British AI robot finds malaria killer in common toothpaste ingredient

An artificial intelligence (AI) robot made by a British university has become a big hero after it helped scientists find a malaria killer in a common toothpaste ingredient, a new ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/19 17:10:55

China launches two remote sensing satellites

China launched two high-resolution optical remote sensing satellites into the preset orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 12:12 p.m. Friday Beijing Time.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/19 14:34:31

Ancient cave burial sites found in Chengdu, SW China's Sichuan

Photo taken on Jan. 18, 2018 shows a copper mirror found in the cliff cave burial site in Zhengxing Town of Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province. More than ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/19 8:24:00

China leader in satellite atomic clocks

China leads development of satellite atomic clocks, researchers said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/19 6:54:56

Patented system may prevent motion sickness: UM researchers

University of Michigan (UM) researchers have developed a universal motion sickness countermeasure system to provide light stimuli in the visual periphery of the passenger to mimic what the rider might ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/19 6:31:21

Xinjiang telescope to help space probes: expert

China's newest, and the world's largest, radio telescope will empower the country's space probes on their missions to the moon and Mars, Chinese experts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 23:13:41