China will launch a lunar probe, Chang'e 3 in early December, the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense announced Tuesday morning in Beijing.
China's first moon rover is Yutu
Chinese scientists have visualized hydrogen bonds through modified non-contact atomic force microscopy (AFM) for the first time in history, the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST) said Friday.
Chinese scientists announced on Sunday they had developed a method to measure the concentration of a cell protein that enables the detection of cancer with only a drop of blood.
China's Tianhe-2, a supercomputer capable of operating as fast as 33.86 petaflops per second (Pflop/s), remains the world's most powerful system, according to a biannual Top500 list of supercomputers released Monday.
Some 3.9 billion years ago, the entire planet was under water. The ground that emerged to become land was 12,000 meters down on the ocean floor. Then the continents rose, which scientists believed, up until now, started about 2.7 to 3 billion years ago.
Xu Jianmei recently made headlines around the world after becoming the latest patient to receive a full face transplant. One month on from her operation, doctors say the 17-year-old girl's new face is growing well.