Hybrid rice scientist plans to raise output

2012-03-06 20:10:54

Yuan Longping, a famous scientist in the field of hybrid rice and a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, revealed on March 2 his plan to raise rice production to more than 15,000 kilograms per hectare.

Nuclear power 'safe' in China

2012-03-06 13:50:12

Several senior Chinese nuclear energy experts said China's existing technology can protect the safety of nuclear power.

Chinese downloads 25 billionth Apple app

2012-03-06 08:35:56

A Chinese customer downloaded the 25 billionth app from Apple's App Store, pushing the mobile software store to a new milestone.

China to conduct 5th Arctic expedition in 2012

2012-03-05 22:10:17

Chinese scientists will conduct their fifth Arctic expedition this year, said a senior official with the State Oceanic Administration here Monday.

China to launch moon-landing orbiter in 2013

2012-03-05 14:56:58

China's third lunar probe, Chang'e-3, is expected to be launched next year and conduct a moon landing and lunar explorations, its designer said.

Rocket research boosts China's lunar mission

2012-03-05 07:26:39

Preliminary research into a heavy-thrust carrier rocket that could help China send men to the moon and fly to deep space in the future is finished.

Rocket ready for manned space docking

2012-03-03 17:18:37

An upgraded carrier rocket has completed assembling and is ready for China's first manned space docking due between June and August this year.

System to monitor Earth's crust completed

2012-03-03 07:07:32

China completed a system designed to monitor the movement of the Earth's crust and predict earthquakes.

China takes localization step in nuclear power

2012-03-02 22:29:22

China has taken another step in localizing key nuclear power equipment for its steadily growing nuclear energy program.

China prepares for manned space docking

2012-03-01 18:54:24

China will launch its manned Shenzhou-9 spacecraft between June and August this year, and conduct a space rendezvous and docking mission with the orbiting Tiangong-1 space lab module.

China's advanced satellite operating soundly

2012-03-01 09:47:25

China's first high-resolution remote sensing satellite ZY-1-02C has carried out orbit tests, and images delivered from it reach international levels, China Center for Resources Satellite Data and Application said Wednesday.

World's first 8-photon Schrödinger's cat born

2012-02-29 11:59:52

A group of physicists in Anhui province has managed to entangle eight photons in the so-called Schrödinger's cat state.