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Gravitational waves captured to revolutionize knowledge of universe

"It all started from the general relativity of Einstein about a hundred years ago," said Anders Irback, member of the Nobel Committee in Physics told Xinhua in an exclusive interview after Tuesday's announcement of 2017 Nobel Physics laureates.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/4 9:32:52

Scientists make 4th detection of gravitational waves

Scientists announced Wednesday they have detected a fourth gravitational wave signal coming from the merger of two black holes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/28 9:00:33

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

Study identifies chemical messenger as key to visual acuity

A new study indicates that gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA, a chemical messenger responsible for communication between cells, especially those in the brain, is key to visual acuity.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/7 11:35:28

Chinese, US scientists create electronics that degrade in air moisture

Chinese and US researchers said Friday they designed a new form of electronic devices that can degrade and physically disappear when they absorb moisture in the air.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/2 9:08:23

World's most powerful x-ray laser inaugurated in Hamburg

The world's largest and most powerful X-ray laser, European XFEL (X-Ray free-electron laser), was officially inaugurated on Friday in northern German city of Hamburg.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/2 9:06:21

Quantum communication test successful, good news for the Navy

Chinese scientists successfully tested quantum communication under the surface of the sea, marking a global breakthrough in such technology.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/28 16:03:39

New sensor technology could enhance dementia, brain research: study

A new ultra lightweight wireless sensor system could improve the way that brain activity data is collected in mice, which could advance dementia and brain research, according to a study released Monday by the Imperial College London.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/15 8:16:39

World's smallest neutrino detector observes "elusive interactions" of particles

Scientists using the world's smallest neutrino detector reported Thursday that they have observed the "elusive interactions" of the ghostly particles with the nucleus of an atom for the first time.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/4 7:56:38

Research vessel Kexue leaves Xiamen for 2nd stage of science expedition

Photo taken on July 23, 2017 shows maritime scientific observation equipments on China's independently-made marine science expedition vessel Kexue at a port in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province. Kexue left Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province last Monday for a maritime scientific expedition and stopped in Xiamen, southeast China to resupply Friday after completing the first part of the mission. It left Xiamen on Sunday for the mission's second stage.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/24 9:55:00