China's lunar rover in desert testing

2011-10-26 17:24:22

The preparation for China's Chang'e-3 moon exploration mission has progressed smoothly and the lunar rover the probe will carry is now being tested in a desert in northwest China.

Shenzhou VIII spacecraft assembled for launch

2011-10-26 13:45:15

The Shenzhou VIII spacecraft is assembled with the Long-March II-F rocket at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China's Gansu province on Oct 23, 2011.

China to launch Shenzhou VIII spacecraft in early Nov

2011-10-26 12:54:14

China will launch the Shenzhou VIII spacecraft in early November at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China.

Chinese, Russian scientists compile bird catalog for reserve

2011-10-23 13:26:37

Scientists from China and Russia have finished compiling a bird catalog after a joint monitoring program conducted in a natural wetland reserve, the reserve authorities said Sunday.

China presses for efforts on secure cyberspace

2011-10-21 08:39:05

China on Thursday called upon the international community to "work together towards a peaceful, secure and equitable information and cyber space."

Mars probe prepared for launch into orbit

2011-10-21 07:33:40

China's first Mars probe will be launched between Nov 8 and Nov 20, after being delayed for two years, a top scientist said.

China proposes 'traffic rules' to secure cyberspace

2011-10-21 06:30:14

China called for the development of a comprehensive set of "traffic rules" for the "information highway," adding that "the United Nations is the most appropriate forum for the formulation of such norms and rules."

Icebreaker to set sail on Antarctic expedition

2011-10-20 19:02:44

The Chinese research vessel and icebreaker Xuelong, or "Snow Dragon," is due to depart in Nov for a six-month Antarctic expedition, the vessel's 28th voyage since 1984.

China Shanghai Internationla Arts Festival opens

2011-10-19 09:06:24

13th China Shanghai Internationla Arts Festival opened on Oct 18, 2011.

Organic food, a way out

2011-10-19 07:58:44

Organic farming produces food that is priced two or three times higher than food without organic certification, but it is popular with consumers who see it as healthier.

Evidence of co-existing humans, dinosaur tracks found

2011-10-16 15:30:11

A team of Chinese and American scientists have discovered the world's only evidence of co-existing human beings and dinosaur tracks in a remote county in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality.

Putting the robot in tai chi

2011-10-14 09:00:46

Children and their parents check out a robot practicing tai chi at the pediatric unit of Shandong University's Qilu Hospital in Jinan on Wednesday.