Technology has impact on charitable giving

2015-10-08 07:47:17

The ubiquitous spread of mobile Internet technology, including online banking and social media apps, is reshaping the philanthropic sector in China. While the public's enthusiasm to donate has been greatly boosted, whether charitable money flows to the right place remains a question.

Satellites aim to track civil aircraft and ships

2015-10-08 07:47:17

China has successfully launched three cube satellites, or CubeSats, that are expected to help track civil aircraft and ships to avoid tragedies like the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

China launches commercial remote-sensing satellites

2015-10-07 20:11:00

China launched a group of four satellites on Wednesday at noon for commercial remote-sensing services, an important step in the development of remote-sensing space technology.

Nobel Prize no yardstick for China's academician system

2015-10-07 16:30:26

No doubt the existing academician system is far from perfect, but it will be wrong to consider Tu's award as a slap in the face to the system.

China launches cube satellites for civil aircraft tracking

2015-10-07 15:04:30

China has successfully launched three cube satellites (CubeSats), which are expected to help track civil aircraft and ships and avoid tragedies like missing flight MH370.

China's 'magic cube' computer unlocks the future

2015-10-03 11:55:35

Using a supercomputer like a magic cube as tall as a two-story building, Chinese scientists want to calculate the future of the earth.

China launches 20th Beidou navigation satellite

2015-09-30 09:41:54

China launched a new-generation satellite into orbit that will support its global navigation and positioning network at 7:13 am Beijing Time Wednesday.

Chinese scientists discover 'super-strong foam'

2015-09-27 10:37:46

Chinese scientists have discovered a "super material" that is as light as a balloon yet strong as metal.

Scientist hailed for work in nanotech

2015-09-26 08:31:55

Chinese-American physicist Wang Zhonglin has been recognized as one of the 2015 Thomson Reuters Citation Laureates, an annual list of researchers with the highest potential to win a Nobel Prize, Thomson Reuters said on its website on Thursday.

State Council offers science, tech plan

2015-09-25 08:43:51

China issued a national plan for national science development on Thursday, giving academics and inventors more incentives.

Chinese scientists develop 'smart fibers'

2015-09-24 14:39:52

Chinese scientists have developed new smart fibers that react after exposure to certain stimuli, giving possibility to smart clothes, automatic window shades and artificial limbs with the sensitivity of human muscles.

Students' satellite launched into space

2015-09-23 07:44:32

Among the 20 satellites launched on the maiden flight of the Long March 6 rocket on Sunday was a nano-satellite designed, developed and controlled independently by college students.