A tick for flea studies

2012-03-28 10:28:16

A flea as big as a dollar coin that may have sucked the blood of dinosaurs 160 million years ago has been discovered by Chinese scientists.

To infinity and beyond

2012-03-28 10:21:24

The world's biggest single dish radio telescope is expected to start operating in China's Guizhou, in just over four years. Wang Ru investigates.

Digging deep for a career in science

2012-03-28 10:04:02

Working with the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), technician Ding Jinzhao is responsible for fossil specimen treatment.

Fossils fuel illegal excavations

2012-03-28 10:01:32

Guanling is well known for its fossils but faces a race to preserve them as they are illegally plundered.

Men and their demons

2012-03-27 13:28:44

"You don't want a relationship with me? This is what you get!" Tao Rukun screamed at his classmate before he set her face on fire.

Mean girls grow up, but that doesn't necessarily make them nicer

2012-03-27 10:37:48

I saw it coming out of the corner of my eye. Maybe it was the fake Uggs or the velour sweat pants that had "YUMMY" embroidered across the backside.

A contemporary caveman

2012-03-27 10:26:39

Rahman Amut leads a hermit-like existence, guarding the ancient Kizilgahr Grottoes in a remote desert. Shao Wei reports in Kuqa county, Xinjiang.

'Comparing sky and earth'

2012-03-26 08:06:41

As Chinese New Year approached I had driven into the center of the country for the last stage of my trip around rural China.

Secure computers, without passwords

2012-03-25 07:45:37

Imagine sitting down at your work keyboard, typing in your user name and starting work right away - no password needed.

Marriage gifts alter Vietnam

2012-03-25 07:44:57

QUANG YEN, Vietnam - In the end, Bui Van Vui lived only three months in the new house that two of his daughters, married to men in South Korea, had helped him build here. Dying of throat cancer, he had exhorted the anxious contractor to hurry.

The quirks of living by yourself

2012-03-25 07:44:57

If there is any doubt that we're living in the age of the individual, a look at the housing data confirms it.

Paralyzed by excess of options

2012-03-25 07:44:30

In the workplace, we have made exponential leaps forward in technology and support.