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China plans to complete space station construction around 2022: expert


China plans to complete space station construction around 2022: expert

Tesla faces scrutiny

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Wednesday cited driver errors and Tesla Inc's Autopilot design as the probable causes of a Model S crash in January 2018. The car, ...

Exhibition of Chinese arts students in Serbia shows changes in urban, rural China

Visitors view photos during the photo exhibition "Reflection in Water" in Novi Sad, Serbia, July 21, 2019. The changes in urban and rural China were presented to Serbian art audience ...


Shanghai study finds recovered COVID-19 patients have persistent immune protection

The latest Shanghai-based study has found that the majority of recovered COVID-19 patients have persistent immune protection and vaccination may trigger a durable immune response.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/20 21:54:47

Beijing again tops Nature Index global science city 2020 rankings

Beijing has once again become the top global science city, and a total of six Chinese cities, including Shanghai which ranked fifth, made it to the top 20 of the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/20 21:15:55

Kaspersky study finds support for human augmentation

Nearly two-thirds of people in leading Western European countries would consider augmenting the human body with technology to improve their lives, mostly to improve health, according to research commissioned by ...
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/17 20:18:42

No antibody-dependent enhancement effect observed in China-developed COVID19 vaccines: experts

ADE has been observed in many viruses, especially the notorious dengue disease and feline infectious peritonitis, a progressive and fatal disease caused by the feline coronavirus that is closely related ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 11:08:40

Chinese, US scientists find 550 million years ago 'leaves' in Central China's Hubei

Leaf-like ancient creatures that lived at the bottom of an ancient sea about 550 million years ago, have been discovered in the Shibantan biota in the Three Gorges region of ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 1:25:13

China seeks to manage supply of horseshoe crab's indispensable blood in race to develop COVID-19 vaccines

Declining number of horseshoe crabs - the alien-looking marine creature with blue blood containing ancient immunity properties that are an essential to develop a COVID-19 vaccine - has scientist, pharmaceutical ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/28 3:18:40

Brain-computer interface technology helps paralyzed patient say 'Hello'

A paralyzed man who could only communicate by blinking his eyes, used a brain implant to say "Hello" through a computer, reportedly the first in the world, which touched medical ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/21 1:30:05

Patient zero not always found among first cluster, so who and where is this person?

A senior World Health Organization (WHO) official highlighted at the organization's most recent press conference that patient zero is not necessarily found among the first cluster of coronavirus cases, suggesting ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/12 1:20:32

China, UAE eye space ties after launching Mars probes: envoy

After China and the United Arab Emirates launched probes to Mars this summer, a possible living space for mankind, the UAE Ambassador to China said Thursday he sees great potential ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/6 22:39:09

NASA astronauts splash down in the Gulf of Mexico

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley aboard SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule returned from the International Space Station and splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico at 2:48 pm ET ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 2:57:41

China successfully launches first Mars mission

China launched a Mars probe on Thursday, designed to complete orbiting, landing and roving in one mission, taking the first step in its planetary exploration of the solar system.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/23 20:14:53

China's ambassador to Bangladesh offers to take part in clinical trial of China-made COVID-19 vaccine

China's Embassy to Bangladesh confirmed with the Global Times that Ambassador Li Jiming has said that he would be willing to be the first volunteer for the upcoming phase III ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/23 0:38:28

Scientists unravel secrets of ultra-black fish swimming the deepest depths

For fish inhabiting the immense darkness of the deep sea, being ultra-black offers great camouflage in a fish-eat-fish world. Scientists studying some of these exotic creatures now have unraveled the ...
Source: Reuters | 2020/7/20 17:25:29