China to boost biotech industry

2013-01-06 18:57:33

The Chinese government will give a boost to the biotechnology industry in order to tackle problems related to population growth, food safety, energy conservation and environmental protection, the State Council said Sunday.

China to subsidize solar firms

2013-01-04 20:17:21

China has announced renewed plans to give subsidies to solar projects, under a plan to install solar panels in rooftops.

Brain researchers off to head start in age-old quest

2013-01-03 00:45:19

Khaitovich, 40, is group leader of the Max Planck Society Partner Institute for Computational Biology. His research group currently has two goals: To find out why humans are smarter than other species, and to better understand the aging process.

First Chinese TWAS president takes office

2013-01-01 22:55:45

Dr. Bai Chunli took office on Tuesday as the president of the Academy of Science for the Developing World (TWAS), becoming the first Chinese national heading the organization.

China spends 10b yuan on science public education

2012-12-31 21:28:19

Of the 10.63 billion yuan, 5.894 billion was spent on science public education activities, 2.197 billion went to building venues, with the rest on administration and other items.

Beidou's unique services attractive to Chinese companies

2012-12-28 03:06:45

Although Beidou is a latecomer in the world's navigation market, Chinese companies have set their eyes on the unique services provided by the system.

Beidou system starts service in Asia-Pacific

2012-12-27 13:47:45

China's indigenous Beidou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) on Thursday began providing services to users in the Asia-Pacific region

Microsoft plans to open more retail stores in 2013

2012-12-27 05:19:09

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled locations of the first six new retail stores it plans to open in 2013, indicating that the company will continue to expand its retail coverage in the new year.

China to send women into the deep ocean

2012-12-21 14:57:18

China will recruit six oceanauts, including two females, as the country continues its exploration of the deep sea, Beijing Daily reported on Friday.

Driverless vehicles travel road to future

2012-12-20 07:46:06

The road to the future, for those who would like to take a hands-off approach to driving, could have been glimpsed recently on a highway from Beijing.

Oldest sea cucumber fossil found

2012-12-19 21:31:04

A scientist from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences has found the world's oldest complete sea cucumber fossil, which has advanced the history of sea cucumber fossils by 50 million years.

Research proves bacteria to blame for obesity

2012-12-19 07:59:14

New research finds that bacteria, and not just gluttony or laziness, may be to blame for obesity. The bacteria can actually make genes generate fat.