Deep-sea dive team shelters from typhoon

2012-06-04 06:55:41

The oceanographic ship carrying Jiaolong anchored Sunday night to avoid confrontation with typhoon Mawar ahead of a 7,000-meter attempt.

Jiaolong submersible starts 7,000-meter dive

2012-06-03 11:05:14

An oceanographic ship carrying China's manned deep-sea submersible left eastern port city of Jiangyin Sunday for the Mariana Trench to attempt the world's deepest manned submersible dive.

Rise of biomaterials helps health and economy

2012-06-03 09:23:26

China's biomaterials industry is expected to register a sharp growth and its revenues is projected to rise as high as $40 billion by 2015.

Milky Way merges with Andromeda galaxy

2012-06-01 11:18:27

The sky is seen at night just before the predicted merger between our Milky Way galaxy and the neighboring Andromeda galaxy, in this NASA photo illustration released May 31, 2012.

Govt academy advises boosting nuclear power

2012-05-31 13:21:36

A Chinese government-sponsored academy has advised increasing the country's installed capacity of nuclear power generation to 60-70 gigawatts (GW) by 2020, local media reported Thursday.

New media has hold on kids

2012-05-31 03:02:30

Digital devices are playing an increasing role in children's development after school, according to a survey released on Wednesday.

China eyes developing deep-sea mining tech by 2030

2012-05-29 07:24:37

Commercial deep-sea mining by China of polymetallic nodules that contain copper, nickel and cobalt among other key minerals, can begin as early as 2030, according to the former head of the State Oceanic Administration.

Satellite wreckage damages homes

2012-05-28 13:54:48

Parts of the Long March 3B Launch Vehicle Satellite fell in Suining county, Hunan province, damaging houses and a 10 kilo-volt high-voltage line overnight on May 27.

Anti-psychotic drug kills cancer stem cells

2012-05-27 15:22:41

A team of Canadian scientists have discovered that thioridazine, a drug used to treat psychotic disorder, could successfully kill cancer stem cells in humans without the toxic side-effects on normal cells.

China launches telecommunication satellite

2012-05-27 07:30:59

China sent a telecommunication satellite, "ChinaSat 2A," into orbit on Saturday evening, using a Long March-3B carrier rocket launched from Xichang.

Major China diabetes study launched

2012-05-25 16:38:12

Oxford University's Nuffield Department of Medicine has opened an office in Beijing that will help pioneer research into diabetes in China.

Disaster trainers hail success of program

2012-05-25 16:11:47

Staff at a center designed to train people how to cope with unexpected disaster are hailing the success of their program after no injuries were suffered when a small earthquake struck a village where they are operating.