A new mobile phone operating system was unveiled by a Chinese tech firm on Thursday, making it the country's first smart phone system with independent intellectual property rights.
More efforts will be made in 2014 to support the innovation and research and development of new technologies, said Wan Gang, minister of the Science and Technology Ministry.
As a new, emerging technology, 3D printing has aroused great attention all over the world these years. It is considered to be a new trend in the manufacturing sector.
The stranded Chinese icebreaker, Xuelong, broke through the Antarctic's heavy ice floes at about 6 pm on Tuesday and was headed for open water.
The trapped Chinese icebreaker Xuelong warmed up its engine and widened a path through the ice, preparing to break out of frozen floes in Antarctica.
China expects to build its new icebreaker before 2016, government officials said, as the veteran Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, remains stuck in Antarctic ice after rescuing 52 passengers from a Russian vessel.
Experts and scientists aboard Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, are planning three possible routes to take advantage of good weather from Monday to Wednesday, a senior official said.
Scientists aboard Chinese icebreaker Xuelong continued their researches in Antarctic on Sunday with even greater passion after the vessel was trapped by heavy floes a day earlier.
China plans to build a new icebreaker for polar expeditions as its veteran Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, remains stuck in Antarctica after rescuing passengers from a Russian vessel.
The world can expect to use China’s "reliable" global positioning and navigation services for free by 2020, the director of the country’s satellite navigation office said on Friday.
China's science community moved closer to its goal of a fully integrated system for making high-resolution observations of the Earth's surface from space on Monday, as the first satellite of that system was officially put into operation.
China can play a bigger role in the increasingly ice-free Arctic, using its investment advantages and the size of its markets and labor force, but it is "far from becoming a power player in the Arctic".