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 ...

Scientists complete most comprehensive analysis of whole cancer genomes

By completing the most comprehensive study of whole cancer genomes to date, an international team of scientists has garnered deeper understanding of cancer, paving the way for more effective treatment, ...
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/6 11:15:48

Melodic music alarm can reduce morning grogginess: research

If you find it hard to get out of bed in the morning, new research from Australia suggests it might be worth switching to an alarm which plays melodic music, ...
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/4 14:57:56

China's lunar rover travels 367 meters on moon's far side

China's lunar rover Yutu-2 (Jade Rabbit-2) has driven 367.25 meters on the far side of the moon to conduct scientific exploration.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/4 11:22:05

Novel coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said that the novel coronavirus outbreak has become a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/31 3:50:17

Too early to declare coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern: WHO

WHO Emergency Committee on the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) considered it is still too early to declare a public health emergency of international concern given its restrictive and binary nature, according ...
Source: | 2020/1/24 2:35:07

1st case of novel coronavirus reported in US

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Tuesday that the first case of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been reported in the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/22 5:43:01

2 female NASA astronauts complete spacewalk to upgrade battery

Two female US astronauts wrapped up a spacewalk out of the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, upgrading the battery for one channel on one pair of the station's solar ...
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 7:44:47

China successfully verifies drag-free satellite control technology

China recently completed an in-flight verification for satellite drag-free control technology, marking a step forward in the country's space-based gravitational wave detection program.
Source: | 2020/1/20 3:57:37

China's contributions to renovate Myanmar's world heritage site strengthen the 'Paukphaw' friendship

The achievements of a Chinese archeological team carrying out preliminary work to repair temples in Myanmar have made for a great beginning to 2020, which marks the 70th anniversary of ...
Source: | 2020/1/19 22:21:04

China makes major breakthrough in space propulsion technology

China has made a major breakthrough in the development of the Hall-effect thruster (HET), an important space propulsion technology.
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/19 8:22:56

Futuristic! Robotic kitchen ready to serve

Lin Chaodai, a 52-year-old award-winning chef of Cantonese cuisine, had never thought about taking robots as his students. Nor had he imagined that a robot could be "trained" to cook ...
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/17 20:21:44

Two female US astronauts complete spacewalk, replacing batteries

Two female US astronauts wrapped up a spacewalk out of the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, replacing batteries on the station's port truss.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 8:08:28

Women who have more sex have lower risk of early menopause: scientists

Women who have sex at least once a month have a lower risk of entering menopause early than women with less active sex lives, scientists have found in research which ...
Source: Reuters | 2020/1/15 17:27:27