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  • Palace maids cemetery unearthed in NW China

    2013-02-26 15:38

    A public cemetery uncovered in the city of Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, was used for maids of the Tang Dynasty.

  • WeChat makes inroads abroad

    2013-02-26 10:12

    Tencent Holding Ltd is seeing a shift in the demographics of the user base of its WeChat messaging application, as international users start to adopt the mobile service.

  • Chinese scientists decipher moso bamboo genome

    2013-02-26 06:57

    Chinese scientists announced Monday that they have decoded the genome for moso bamboo in hopes of improving the breed and using the plant as an alternative to wood.

  • Chinese developed plane engine almost complete

    2013-02-24 19:45

    Chinese scientists and technicians will soon complete an indigenous, large aircraft engine that can equip the Y-20, the country's first domestically developed strategic airlifter.

  • China's mobile telecom market sees rapid growth

    2013-02-22 22:22

    China's mobile telecomm market witnessed rapid growth last year, as the country has begun to lead global technological advancements in this field.

  • Near miss, but we're not out of the woods

    2013-02-22 07:12

    Last week, a large space rock numbered 2012 DA14 missed Earth, but now is not the time for a sigh of relief because there are still thousands of potentially hazardous asteroids in space.

  • Asteroid scare prompts calls for space research

    2013-02-22 08:06

    With images of fireballs slashing through the skies over Russia still fresh in people's minds, China's top asteroid scientist called for greater research into the dangers asteroids pose.

  • Chinese scientists identify prehistoric species

    2013-02-21 22:49

    Chinese scientists have announced that they have identified an enigmatic prehistoric insect, with a research paper published by academic journal "Nature“.

  • One-fifth of Chinese satellites exceed expected lifespan

    2013-02-21 18:08

    More than 20 percent of China's operating satellites are working beyond their expected lifespan, Chinese media reported on Feb 21.

  • Wen urges breakthroughs in Sci-Tech innovation

    2013-02-21 16:13

    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Thursday urged China's science administrators, business leaders and scientists to race to make breakthroughs in scientific and technological innovation.

  • Scientists find smoking-dementia link

    2013-02-21 13:25

    A research team led by Chinese scientists has linked smoking to higher risks of dementia, Health News, a national health-centric newspaper.

  • Officials mull nuclear power for ships on polar missions

    2013-02-21 07:44

    China's polar expedition ships may use nuclear propulsion in the future, experts said, after one of the country's leading shipbuilders announced it has begun developing key technologies for nuclear-powered vessels.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.