USC, China unveil joint education program

2013-07-23 11:17:27

The University of Southern California and the China Scholarship Council established an international partnership to support outstanding Chinese students pursuing PhD degrees at USC.

WeChat suffers technical problems

2013-07-22 12:08:18

Internet giant Tencent’s popular messaging app, WeChat, suffered a large-scale technical mishap on Monday morning.

Chinese submersible undergoes 'body check'

2013-07-21 17:32:14

The Jiaolong, China's most advanced manned submersible, is in "excellent condition" after a full-body performance test and maintenance on Sunday.

China launches three experimental satellites

2013-07-20 10:05:55

China successfully launched three satellites for scientific experiments into space at 7:37 am Saturday, the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center said.

Jiaolong begins 2-month exploration in Pacific

2013-07-19 16:40:38

The Jiaolong, China's manned submersible, departed aboard its support ship, the Xiangyanghong-09, from the port city of Xiamen on Friday for two months of exploration in the Pacific Ocean.

Chinese amphibian aircraft makes maiden flight

2013-07-19 10:10:00

The first China-made amphibian aircraft, Haiou 300, completed its maiden flight in Jingmen city, Central China's Hubei province, on Wednesday.

Researchers find simple way to create stem cells

2013-07-19 05:27:17

Chinese researchers said Thursday they have developed an "easy and safe way" to create stem cells, a breakthrough that could greatly promote the development of so-called therapeutic cloning to generate tissues and organs for treatment of diseases.

Sino-US scientists sequence Mongolian genome

2013-07-18 15:38:00

The research is expected to aid in the treatment of altitude-related diseases.

Bacteria may extend longevity, study finds

2013-07-18 01:57:17

Research published in Nature Communications could provide a new explanation for the old saying that a good diet cures more than a doctor.

Baidu to buy 91 Wireless for $1.9 billion

2013-07-16 16:00:34

China's leading search engine, Baidu, Inc. announced Tuesday that it will buy all equity interests in smartphone apps distributor 91 Wireless Websoft from NetDragon for a record $1.9 billion.

2nd-largest hydropower station starts operation

2013-07-16 15:19:02

The first generator unit "13F" went into formal operation on Monday after a three-day trial.

China launches experimental orbiter

2013-07-16 08:42:50

An SJ-11-05 orbiter is launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, which is located in northwest China's Gobi Desert, at 5:27 pm Monday.