China's 'most advanced' research ship ready to serve

2015-04-24 20:03:34

China's most advanced, independently-made marine science expedition vessel is ready for service after passing official certification Friday, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Nanjing

2015-04-23 09:59:25

The Swiss pilots and maintenance team of Solar Impulse 2 will attend a series of exchange and promotional activities after landing in Nanjing.

Beidou satellite extends its reach to global data

2015-04-23 15:11:06

China announced a major success in its new-generation satellite of the Beidou Navigation Satellite System on Thursday.

New public transit line taps cheaper, quieter technology

2015-04-22 07:41:08

Construction has started on a new public transportation line in Beijing that promises to be cheaper to build and run - and less noisy - than subways.

Man who quit his job for public good

2015-04-21 11:55:19

Zeng Zhi, 29, risks his career to pursue a dream of helping people.

Chinese hobbyists create model Tiangong-1

2015-04-17 09:52:52

This photo taken on April 15 shows the model Tiangong-1 in Shijiazhuang, North China's Hebei province. The model Tiangong-1, 10m in length, 1.6m in width and 3.35m in diameter, was built to scale by several enthusiasts, took 4 months to complete and is the same size as the real Tiangong-1.

Country leads way in patent applications

2015-04-17 07:15:56

China maintained its position as the world leader in annual patent applications for the fourth consecutive year in 2014, with 928,000 invention patent applications filed, a 12.5 percent year-on-year increase, the State Intellectual Property Office of China announced on Thursday.

Chinese CSR rolls out ultra-quick-charge bus

2015-04-16 14:19:22

A Chinese company on Thursday unveiled the world's quickest charging electric bus, with a battery that takes just 10 seconds to be fully charged.

Hybrid rice varieties face new scrutiny

2015-04-15 06:23:42

China's agricultural authority is set to conduct more comprehensive assessments of hybrid rice varieties following a massive crop failure in Anhui province.

Makers of drones eye growth in civilian use

2015-04-14 07:28:05

State-owned defense contractors are racing to convert their military drones so they can grab a share of the lucrative civilian market.

Super hybrid-rice sees massive yield drop

2015-04-10 20:15:40

Massive crop failure was reported in rice fields where strains developed by China's "father of hybrid rice" Yuan Longping was cultivated.

China's 'Snow Dragon' returns from 31st Antarctic trip

2015-04-10 16:20:36

The icebreaker "Xuelong" (Snow Dragon), returned to Shanghai Friday, concluding China's 31st Antarctic expedition.