China's 31st Antarctic expedition sets out

2014-10-30 21:39:14

Chinese research vessel and icebreaker Xuelong (Snow Dragon) set off on Thursday from Shanghai on the country's 31st Antarctic expedition, scheduled to return in April next year.

Chang'e-2 lunar probe 100 million km away from earth

2014-10-30 21:24:24

China's second lunar probe, Chang'e-2, was 100 million km into deep space in July, the longest journey of ant Chinese spacecraft, a senior engineer said Thursday.

Genetic sequencing of jujube tree completed

2014-10-30 07:51:32

Scientists have finished the genome sequencing of the Chinese jujube tree, and their new insights are expected to aid development of higher-quality fruit.

World's first wearable air purifier to meet public

2014-10-30 05:05:03

A tech team in China's Chongqing municipality has claimed it has invented the world's first wearable air purifier, a tech blog said.

China to build airfield in Antarctica

2014-10-29 09:30:48

China is to build its own airfield in Antarctica to assist its four research stations on the frozen continent, the Beijing Evening News reports.

Over 30 robot factories under construction in China

2014-10-27 12:55:07

China is now the world's largest industrial robot market with over 30 robot factories under construction, authorities said.

China's Wenchang to launch space station

2014-10-26 16:54:20

China's fourth space launch center, the Wenchang satellite launch center in south China's Hainan Province, will launch the country's space station and cargo spacecrafts.

China's lunar orbiter modifies orbit

2014-10-25 09:38:08

China's experimental spacecraft trimmed its orbit on Friday afternoon, and it was the first modification during a journey scheduled to take eight days.

China launches test return orbiter for lunar mission

2014-10-24 13:28:07

China launched an unmanned spacecraft early Friday to test technologies to be used in the Chang'e-5, a future probe that will conduct the country's first moon mission with a return to Earth.

Beidou system poised to spread wings

2014-10-24 07:22:37

China's Beidou navigation satellite system, whose positioning accuracy will reach 2.5 meters by 2020, will soon provide services to more countries.

New lunar mission to test Chang'e-5 technology

2014-10-22 16:56:07

China will launch a new lunar mission this week to test technology likely to be used in Chang'e-5, a future lunar probe with the ability to return to Earth.

Research uncovers gene enhancing longevity

2014-10-21 10:45:33

A research team at Nanjing University has found a new gene named daf-31 in caenorhabditis elegans (C elegans) that can enhance longevity of the species.