China to have most robots in world by 2017

2015-02-06 07:14:07

China will have more robots operating in its production plants than any other country as it cranks up automation of its car and electronics factories.

Chinese scientists identify six new leprosy gene variants

2015-02-03 14:56:30

Chinese scientists have identified six new genetic predispositions for leprosy, which will inform treatment research.

China's deep-sea manned sub Jiaolong forced to surface after engine failure

2015-02-01 10:36:00

China's deep-sea manned submersible Jiaolong suffered an engine failure in southwestern Indian Ocean and was forced to surface ahead of schedule.

Scientists uncover prehuman jawbone in Taiwan

2015-01-29 11:24:50

The National Museum of Natural Science in Taiwan has unearthed a jawbone from an ancient human ancestor in the Pescadores trench off the western coast of the island.

Cyber review to weed out threats

2015-01-21 16:30:00

A cyber security review, targeting IT products and services, will be released within the year, the Cyberspace Administration of China said on Wednesday.

Science and business forum launched

2015-01-20 19:55:46

Tongji University has launched a research to business platform offering tailor-made development and managerial training sessions to scientists and management teams.

Groundbreaking NASA work was only beginning for Li

2015-01-20 15:48:07

Half a century ago, NASA found new PhD graduate Norman N. Li and invited him to consult on Project Apollo for his breakthrough research on membrane technologies.

Top scientist uses well-honed skills for motherland

2015-01-19 08:09:17

Editor's Note: On Jan 9, the central government presented the State scientific and technological awards. .

Human tests start on collagen complex to repair spinal cord injury

2015-01-18 09:50:59

Chinese scientists and doctors began a landmark clinical trial in which they use a collagen complex and stem cells to repair damaged human spinal cord.

Nuclear power safer than ever

2015-01-16 05:54:42

All Chinese nuclear power generating units have met, and even exceeded, global standards, a national industry safety official said in the runup to the country's restart of its nuclear power program and the export of nuclear equipment and services.

President Xi confident of China's nuclear power future

2015-01-15 20:57:23

President Xi Jinping on Thursday pledged that China will sharpen the competitive edge of its nuclear industry, which has seen healthy growth over the past six decades.

Manned sub collects mysterious deep-see living beings

2015-01-15 11:21:34

China's manned deep sea submersible, the Jiaolong, collected 17 items of deep-sea living beings from the seabed of the southwestern Indian Ocean on Wednesday, and two of them were unknown for scientists aboard the vessel.