Moon soil to head for Chairman Mao's hometown

With Chang'e-5 probe making a perfect conclusion to its 23-day journey to the moon, bringing back soil from Earth's celestial neighbor, Central China's Hunan Province, the hometown of the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong, will be one of the sites where the moon samples are stored, to commemorate the leader and his passion for space exploration, China National Space Administration (CNSA) said on Thursday.

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 ...

Global COVID-19 cases near 170,000, deaths over 6,600: WHO

A total of 152 countries and regions have reported 167,511 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Monday morning, an increase of 13,903 infections compared to the previous day, according to ...
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/17 6:46:13

COVID-19 virus may stay with us forever: virologist who found MERS

The Middle East is facing a harsher situation with COVID-19 than previously with MERS, experts said, as countries weigh China's experience and policies.
Source: | 2020/3/16 1:53:57

Over 4,000 people die of COVID-19 as global cases surpass 110,000: WHO

203 more deaths from COVID-19 have been reported worldwide in the past 24 hours as of Tuesday morning, lifting the global death toll to 4,012, according to a daily report ...
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/11 5:31:35

China launches new BeiDou navigation satellite

China launched a new satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province at 7:55 p.m. Monday (Beijing Time), only ...
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/10 9:13:21

Threat of a pandemic becomes 'very real' as COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide: WHO

WHO said in a Monday briefing that the threat of a pandemic has become very real as COVID-19 has a foothold in so many countries. But it would be the ...
Source: | 2020/3/10 0:38:41

Countries deal with COVID-19 in varied ways

The declining numbers of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in China and consecutively increasing numbers globally have drawn international attention with some experts praising China's measures and suggesting more ...
Source: | 2020/3/4 8:03:12

China's Chang'e-4 maps image of subsurface on lunar far side

China's spacecraft Chang'e-4 on the far side of the moon has revealed what lurks below the lunar surface and how it might evolve, according to a study published Wednesday in ...
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/27 8:20:35

Palestinian students, US experts co-create car application to reduce vehicle emissions

Palestinian students in the West Bank have cooperated with US universities to create a smartphone application that can help reduce vehicle emissions around the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/20 9:53:43

China launches 4 new technology experiment satellites

China sent four new technology experiment satellites into planned orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/20 7:32:03

SpaceX rocket launches 5th batch of 60 internet satellites into space

US private space company SpaceX launched its fifth batch of 60 Starlink satellites into space on Monday, in an effort to build at minimum a 12,000-strong satellite network capable of ...
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/18 9:15:49

Israeli researchers develop innovative method to identify new antibiotics

Israeli researchers have developed a novel method for screening and detecting new efficient antibiotics, Ben Gurion University (BGU) in southern Israel said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/12 13:19:53

Kuwait launches Robotics, AI Festival

Kuwait launched on Sunday the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Festival to promote the scientific awareness in Kuwait.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/10 11:28:37

Researchers discover fossilized bird preserved in amber

An international team led by a Chinese paleontologist in Myanmar discovered a large ancient bird from the Cretaceous period and preserved in amber, the team announced on Monday.
Source: | 2020/2/10 3:51:15