An average of 12,000 new companies were registered every day in China last year as deepened reforms in the business sector boosted market vitality, a senior official said on Monday.
Chinese scientists said Monday they have found a potential treatment for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a leading cause of infertility marked by chronic lack of ovulation.
Chinese scientists on Monday sequenced the genome of the country's first imported Zika virus, helping with prevention and diagnosis.
China's rising technological innovations helped brighten its image overseas last year, according to a report released by Xinhua News Agency on Thursday.
China will set up more innovation and entrepreneurship incubators, or "makerspaces," to support economic restructuring and industrial upgrading, the State Council announced Thursday.
The decision was announced on Wednesday in a statement issued after a State Council executive meeting presided over by Premier Li Keqiang.
China has created policies to encourage the country's scientists to translate their research into commercial products.
The construction of a new integrated national science center has been approved for the Shanghai Zhangjiang National Innovation Demonstration Zone to help the city fulfill its quest to become a global science and technology hub.
China missed the chance to become part of the global observatory network that recently reported the first direct observation of gravitational waves, experts said, adding that space exploration is an opportunity that cannot be overlooked.
Luo Jialun hit the Chinese media spotlight when he attended the news conference last week announcing that scientists had successfully detected gravitational waves, a discovery that opens new possibilities in space exploration.
Stocks of mobile payment related companies soared on Tuesday over speculation that Apple Inc will introduce its cash-free smartphone payment service to China this week.
Chinese scientists are proposing a space gravitational wave detection project that could either be a part of the European Space Agency’s eLISA project or a parallel project.