Like many students, who skip class they don't want to take, Pu Lei often decided to stay home and miss school. However, unlike most of his peers, he spent the time developing a mobile application that allows students to swap classes and maintain good attendance records.
When an official asked an intelligent robot for its ideas on Beijing's city planning at an innovation expo on Monday, Premier Li Keqiang thought the question might be too sophisticated. In a moment, however - and to the amusement of observers-the robot popped out a brisk answer: "Less traffic jams".
Countries with a keen interest in marine science agreed to enhance cooperation on mutual concerns and jointly promote research innovation, organizers said today at the annual meeting of the North Pacific Marine Science Organization.
Zhongguancun, a nationally renowned technology hub in Beijing, will transform its development model from an electronics-dominated to an innovation-oriented economy by focusing on serving startups amid a recession in the electronics trade, local authorities announced.
China's first homegrown vaccine against Ebola has entered its second phase in a clinical trial in Sierra Leone in West Africa, marking a breakthrough in overseas testing of Chinese-developed vaccines.