Concerns raised over laser eye surgery

2012-02-21 15:43:07

When Wang Wenting, a 26-year-old Beijing resident, discovered the safety of laser eye surgery was one of the hottest topics on Sina Weibo, a twitter-like micro blog service in China, she was in a dilemma as to whether to proceed with the operation she was previously interested in.

Unleashing hope

2012-02-21 10:02:14

Canines rescued from slaughter still face uncertain fates. Eric Jou reports.

Doing their best to protect pooches

2012-02-21 10:01:47

Chaos has surrounded not only the rescue of 1,100 dogs saved from a restaurant-bound truck but also their relocation into Chongqing municipality's Jingkou freight depot.

Dogged by misfortune

2012-02-21 10:01:31

A group of hounds bound for the dinner table was intercepted in Chongqing. The problem now is how to nurse them back to health and care for them.

Giant African snail invasion a shell of a big problem in US

2012-02-20 13:48:43

An invasion of African giant snails has southern Florida in a panic over potential crop damage, disease and the general yuckiness surrounding the slimy gastropods.

A can-do question

2012-02-20 13:48:20

A new recycling machine allows customers to turn empty drink containers into cash.

A real genius of artificial intelligence

2012-02-15 13:30:52

Before Li Ziqing developed a fascination with artificial intelligence, he made loudspeakers out of salvaged lumber.

Eye spy

2012-02-15 13:30:29

A new biometric camera and database network could make it hard for bad guys to hide.

Attitudes toward sex changing in China

2012-02-15 10:31:27

Chinese have become more open toward having sex, according to the 2011 Global Durex Sexual Well-being Survey, released on Monday in Beijing.

Soldiers of good fortune

2012-02-15 07:57:40

A reality show seeks the military police's top cop by pitting contestants against the hardest hardships and toughest troops.

Beauty & the beast

2012-02-15 07:57:40

As China prospers, more people seek cosmetic surgery to fulfill their dreams of being beautiful, but the results can be devastating.

China Today marks future with anniversary

2012-02-14 14:50:31

China Today, a monthly magazine published by China International Publishing Group, celebrated its 60th anniversary recently in Beijing.