Chinese scientists make chromatin breakthrough

2014-05-07 09:24:52

Chinese scientists have announced their findings on the secondary structure of chromatin, the pattern by which the human body is formed.

Layered oceans suspected on Jupiter moon

2014-05-07 09:10:52

As club sandwiches go, this undoubtedly is the biggest one in the solar system.

Dental routine of early man revealed

2014-05-07 08:56:16

Scientists recently found new evidence that ancient Chinese, living 300,000 to 400,000 years ago, would pick their teeth.

Lixia, summer begins

2014-05-05 10:29:44

The Start of Summer solar term always begins on the 5th or 6th of May. On this day, the point on the earth’s surface at which the sun’s rays are perpendicular to the ground reaches 45 degrees.

Nicole Richie credits Vera Wang for fashion sense

2014-05-04 13:33:34

Nicole Richie credits Vera Wang for inspiring her love of fashion from a young age when she was inclined to design her own figure-skating costumes.

Hospital volunteers serve as 'nice' bridge to medical care

2014-05-03 12:05:35

By 10 am on April 17, Tan Zheng had already been standing for one and a half hours on the second floor of the packed outpatient department at Beijing Children's Hospital.

Quirky variables vex online ticket buyers

2014-05-03 11:39:18

Foreign travelers run up against computer limitations and overly picky station agents.

Online teaching may boost teacher-student experience

2014-05-03 11:21:31

Many people are skeptical that online education offers the same student-teacher interaction as traditional bricks-and-mortar schooling.

Online education a new frontier in China

2014-05-03 11:14:04

Experts predict content will be enriched to include vocational skills, personal interests.

Dedication keeps Beijing's safest metro operator moving

2014-05-02 11:50:28

Liao Ming, a subway operator with the Beijing Subway Company, set a record for driving 900,000 km with no accidents in his 30 years on the job, becoming the safest driver on the urban transport circuit in the country.

Construction sites see rise in female workers

2014-05-02 11:44:41

Competitive job market leads more women to endure poor living conditions, low pay and intense physical demand.

Yellow ribbons help the elderly call from empty nests in Yanji

2014-05-02 11:18:40

Elderly residents of a Korean ethnic community in Northeast China's Jilin province attach yellow ribbons to their windows, a sign that they need assistance.