Yi Xie, professor at the University of Science and Technology of China, was on Wednesday honored with the L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards 2015, together with four other women for their ground-breaking discoveries in physical sciences.
China's deep-sea manned submersible Jiaolong has concluded a 120-day expedition in the southwest Indian Ocean, Yu Hongjun, mission commander, said Monday.
China will open its lunar exploration program to private enterprises in an attempt to boost technological innovation and break State-owned companies' monopoly in the space field.
The moon's geological history is more complex than previously thought, preliminary results from China's first lunar rover, Yutu, suggested Thursday.
China will soon conduct the first flight of the Long March 6 launch vehicle using the country's new-generation rocket engine, according to a senior scientist.
China has been researching the technical feasibility of exploring Mars and asteroids, a top space scientist and national political advisor revealed on Tuesday.
Precision service infrastructure for China's Beidou satellite navigation system will be built on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau as part of efforts to create a nationwide base station network for high precision navigation and positioning by 2018.
China had more invention patent applications than any other country in 2014 for the fourth year running, official data showed on Monday.
Four Chinese are among the candidates for the Mars One project, among whom 24 will be selected to receive training for the supposedly one-way trips.
A ventricular assist device (VAD) implanted in a group of sheep has been working well and the next step is clinical tests, Chinese researchers said.
Lin Jianhua, a chemist who served as president of Zhejiang University since June 2013, was named the 27th president of Peking University on Sunday.
Chinese scientists have completed a ground test on the power system of the country's next-generation carrier rocket which may fly as early as next year.