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Seeing penguins' poop from space reveals changes in Antarctic ecosystem

A NASA-funded study used satellite to search for penguin poo in Antarctica: funny at first sight though, but it resulted in unique insights on the Adelie penguin's diet and its future as the climate changes.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 9:02:28

Chinese scientists aim for world's most detailed 3D map of human brain

Why do some brains discover the laws of universe, while others create soul-stirring music or paintings? How is memory and consciousness generated?
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/6 10:01:12

Scientists developing simpler, safer medical imaging technique: study

A joint research effort by Australia and China has opened the door for far more advanced imaging methods by shattering the previous limits of possible optical detection depth.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 18:43:17

Chinese researchers develop new way to make high-quality artificial wood

Chinese scientists developed a new strategy for large-scale fabrication of bio-inspired artificial wood that manifested lightweight and high-strength properties with the mechanical strength comparable to that of natural wood.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/11 7:05:54

Scientists' years-long observation verifies Einstein's theory of relativity

A group of scientists have recently verified Einstein's theory of relativity by observing how a fast-moving star's light waves were changed as it is approaching a supermassive black hole, according to the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/30 18:39:19

Technology developed by Chinese scientists makes future quantum network safer, increases channel capacity

Chinese scientists have demonstrated a new quantum-based communication protocol, a particle technology likely to revolutionize global communication and computation in the 21st century, a chief scientist at the program said Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/25 22:48:40

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 countries yearn to cooperate against the backdrop of a US scientific blockade.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/22 22:23:40

Chinese physicists' quantum achievement signals dawn of supercomputer

Chinese physicists realized a genuine entanglement of 18 quantum particles, beating their own world record set in 2016, while the team has set their next goal at 50-qubit entanglement.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/3 21:58:40

Chinese researchers turn CO2 into clean liquid fuel

Chinese researchers have developed a new method to turn carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas, into clean liquid fuel such as methanol.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 7:32:52

Chinese scientists make breakthrough in studying water structure

Chinese scientists have revealed the atomic structure of a hydrated sodium ion, the basic chemical makeup of seawater, the China Daily reported Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/15 11:50:11