China to launch 8 Antarctic, Arctic expeditions

2011-09-25 20:22:31

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.

Jetliner to challenge market leaders

2011-09-22 07:08:22

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.

China calls for further Sino-US sci-tech co-op

2011-09-21 20:02:47

State councilor Liu Yandong met U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Wednesday, calling for further Sino-U.S. science and technology cooperation.

Launch to pave way for space station

2011-09-21 07:35:20

China will launch an unmanned module next week, paving the way for a planned space station.

Bullet services to 'stay slow' during checks

2011-09-21 07:04:17

China's bullet trains will continue to go at reduced speeds for some time to allow for further technical inspections.

China to launch 'Heavenly Palace'

2011-09-20 12:53:27

The launch of a prototype module for a planned space lab will bring it closer to US, Russia as space powers.

'Strong pig' clones developing well

2011-09-20 07:08:03

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.

China to invest more in oceanic science

2011-09-17 08:12:54

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.

China unveils ultra-light civil helicopter

2011-09-16 05:49:34

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.

Body odor? Gene disorder may be the culprit

2011-09-15 11:21:32

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.

Smokers don't make better lover

2011-09-15 10:26:30

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.

Most cases of dementia are not diagnosed

2011-09-13 13:39:48

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.