China plans to launch five Antarctic research expeditions and another three to the Arctic from 2011 to 2015, said an official with the Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration (CAA) on Sunday.
The maker of China's largest commercial aircraft, the C919, said it hopes to capture one-third of the country's single-aisle aircraft market in 20 years, breaking the lengthy domination of that market by Boeing and Airbus.
State councilor Liu Yandong met U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Wednesday, calling for further Sino-U.S. science and technology cooperation.
China will launch an unmanned module next week, paving the way for a planned space station.
China's bullet trains will continue to go at reduced speeds for some time to allow for further technical inspections.
The launch of a prototype module for a planned space lab will bring it closer to US, Russia as space powers.
Six piglets cloned from an animal famous for surviving more than a month trapped under the rubble of the Wenchuan earthquake are developing at a steady pace, say scientists.
The Chinese government on Friday released a guideline on the oceanic science and technology development between 2011 and 2015, vowing to invest more to boost the country's maritime economy.
The first ultra-light civil helicopter manufactured in China made its debut Thursday at the first China Helicopter Exposition, which runs from Thursday to Sunday in the northern port city of Tianjin.
For some people with troublesome, unexplained body odor, an uncommon genetic disorder once known as "fish-odor syndrome" may be to blame, according to a study.
A US study suggests that men who successfully stopped smoking improved on lab measurements of sexual health more than those who relapsed after a quit-smoking program, showing that smoking may be affecting the sexual health of men who consider themselves perfectly all right in bed, researchers said.
About 28 million of the nearly 36 million people living with Alzheimer's and other dementias have not been diagnosed, robbing them from the benefit of treatments and the chance to have a say in their future care, according to a report released on Tuesday.