EU China mission launches smartphone info app

2013-01-16 22:12:50

The delegation of the European Union to China on Jan 16launched its first smartphone app, which can offer Chinese audiences easy access to a vast amount of up-to-date, interesting and entertaining information about the EU and its member states.

Nation to conduct 16 space launches in 2013

2013-01-16 19:53:53

China will carry out 16 space launches and send 20 craft into space this year, according to China News Service.

China to launch 20 spacecraft in 2013

2013-01-16 19:26:32

China plans to launch 20 spacecraft this year, including the country's third lunar probe Chang'e-3 and manned spacecraft Shenzhou-10.

China publishes new map for some regions

2013-01-14 21:44:56

A new map providing information on a 1:50,000 scale of China's six western and southwestern provinces and autonomous regions was published on Monday by the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation.

China promotes Beidou tech on transport vehicles

2013-01-14 19:30:16

Major transportation vehicles in parts of China are now required to use homegrown Beidou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), according to the country's transport authorities Monday.

Scientists decode diamondback moth genome

2013-01-14 14:34:50

An international research consortium, led by Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University and the Beijing Genomics Institute has completed the first genome sequence of the diamondback moth, the most destructive pest of Brassica crops.

Geoparks asked to put stress on Earth sciences

2013-01-14 02:49:08

Three United Nations Scientific, Educational and Cultural Organization geoparks have been criticized for not doing enough to impart scientific knowledge and have vowed to mend their ways.

Chinese submersible to assume S China Sea missions

2013-01-10 16:32:56

China's manned submersible, the Jiaolong, is scheduled to conduct experimental missions in the South China Sea in May and June.

China eyes more polar voyages, bases

2013-01-10 15:32:30

China will launch its 30th expedition to the Antarctic region, as well as its sixth Arctic expedition, this year.

Hope for sufferers of recurrent miscarriages

2013-01-09 21:55:01

Researchers at Warwick Medical School have discovered that recurrent pregnancy loss can be due to a dysfunctional monthly fertility window, raising hope new treatments can be developed to help women who suffer from repeated miscarriages.

China no longer reliant on satellite image imports

2013-01-09 19:22:33

China's first high-resolution, stereo mapping satellite Ziyuan III meets international standards, ridding the country of its reliance on imports of satellite images.

China selects 4th Antarctic station

2013-01-08 14:36:44

China's Antarctic expedition team has completed a survey of the site for the nation's fourth Antarctic station during its 29th visit to the planet's southernmost area.