Long March-5 rocket engine undergoes testing

2012-07-29 14:31:58

China on Sunday successfully conducted tests on its new 120-ton-thrust liquid oxygen.

Seeds preserved of 1,100 Tibetan plant species

2012-07-27 07:14:52

Chinese botanists have collected the seeds of more than 1,100 plant species found in the southwestern Tibet autonomous region.

Satellite launch completes network

2012-07-27 03:34:19

A Tianlian I-03 satellite was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province on Wednesday night.

China completes data relay satellite system

2012-07-26 07:03:11

China successfully launched the Tianlian I-03 satellite on Wednesday in Xichang, completing the country's first data relay satellite network system.

China eyes new quake warning technology

2012-07-26 07:25:02

Scientists will focus on developing new quake-monitoring equipment and warning technologies, according to an agreement signed Wednesday.

Deep sea dives open to women

2012-07-20 02:34:06

China plans to recruit four to six oceanauts next year, and possibly the first female Chinese deep-sea explorer will be among them.

China's Internet users hit 538 million

2012-07-19 16:12:06

About four out of 10 Chinese use the Internet, with the country's online population hitting 538 million by the end of June this year.

Sleep problems may lead to cognitive decline

2012-07-17 15:04:59

Interventions to normalize sleep duration and correct sleep disorders have potential to reduce or prevent cognitive decline.

China manned sub may dive in South China Sea 2013

2012-07-17 10:11:33

The Jiaolong manned submersible may undertake a deep sea dive mission in the South China Sea in 2013, a commanding officer of Jiaolong said Monday.

Return from the ocean deep

2012-07-17 03:07:20

Jiaolong returned in glory from a six-week mission to its home port on Monday and received new orders for another research dive.

Jiaolong to go on scientific dive next year

2012-07-16 16:43:18

Jiaolong, China's manned submersible, is expected to dive in the South China Sea between April and May next year to conduct scientific research.

Extreme weather caused by global warming

2012-07-13 15:14:28

Global warming is the major cause of the recent extreme weather in the Northern Hemisphere, according to Sun Chenghu, a researcher with the National Climate Center (NCC).