Space-tracking Yuanwang VI concludes trip

2012-02-03 03:38:23

China's space-tracking ship Yuanwang VI concluded its 154-day trip on Thursday after covering more than 30,000 nautical miles.

Official urges agricultural technology

2012-02-02 21:41:54

Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu on Thursday called for accelerating innovation and promotion of agricultural science and technology.

US group accused over cancer fraud

2012-02-02 19:52:47

A prominent Chinese science organization has slammed an American medical institute, accusing its doctors of deceiving Chinese patients with a controversial cancer treatment.

Regulator examines Google mapping services

2012-02-01 21:17:16

China's mapping service regulator Wednesday said Google's application for an online maps license, which is required for operating such service in China, is under official examination.

China defends Arctic research missions

2012-02-01 06:54:09

A Japanese media report said the country is "casting menacing eyes on" the Arctic.

Failure of mission hits Mars research

2012-01-20 08:05:28

New objectives must be defined for next probe to the Red Planet.

Tavel rush tests high-speed line

2012-01-16 17:23:19

The 1,318-kilometer-long high-speed line runs through Tianjin municipality and Hebei, Shandong, Anhui and Jiangsu provinces. It is expected to partially ease the festival transport rush in the country's eastern regions.

Microblogging use in China quadruples

2012-01-16 13:25:21

Use of microblogging in China quadrupled in 2011 compared with the previous year, with nearly half of all Chinese Internet users now taking to the near-instant service to gather news and spread views.

China's Internet population hits 513 million

2012-01-16 11:06:08

The number of Internet users in China hit 513 million by the end of December 2011, according to a report released by China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) on Monday.

Ziyuan III satellite sends back images

2012-01-12 21:32:09

The Ziyuan III satellite has sent back its first set of visual data days after the orbiter was successfully launched on January 9 to produce high-resolution imagery for civilian use.

China develops largest rocket propellant tank

2012-01-11 22:07:58

China has successfully developed its largest rocket propellant tank, which will be used to contain hydrogen fuel for the country's Long March-5 carrier rocket, the tank's developer said Wednesday.

Stem cell treatment due for a checkup

2012-01-11 09:09:49

China's top health authority will strictly regulate the cutting-edge stem cell treatment, which attracts thousands of patients from abroad each year, to ensure patient safety and the orderly development of the technology.