Scientists have found that the H7N9 flu virus in humans has a similar gene sequence to that of H7N9 found in live poultry.
Chinese scientists have come up with a new method of weighing microscopic particles.
The first generator at the Ningde Nuclear Power Station in east China's Fujian Province went into operation on Thursday.
China's first domestically developed unmanned survey ship has conducted its first test mission in the South China Sea, Chinese media reported on Thursday.
A powerful, state-of-the-art telescope will have a trial run in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region at the end of this year.
All 97 crew members of a Chinese fishing vessel were rescued Wednesday in Antarctic waters after a fire broke out on board, the Chinese Embassy in Chile confirmed.
More urban families and rural schools will have access to faster Internet services in 2013, as the government is making more efforts to narrow the "digital gap."
A helicopter is pictured on the patrol vessel Haixun01 in Shanghai, East China, April 15, 2013.
Remote-sensing planes should get increased rights to use the airspace after serious natural disasters, so they can play a more effective role in rescue and relief efforts, an expert said on Thursday.
Chinese scientists have made the very first experimental observation of a phenomenon known as the quantum anomalous Hall (QAH) effect, a discovery that will help accelerate the IT revolution and in developing low-power-consumption electronics.
China plans to increase its presence in Antarctica with 2 more research stations, an official in charge of the scientific programs in the polar regions said.
China's icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, returned to its anchorage in Shanghai on Tuesday, concluding the country's 29th Antarctic expedition.