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  • Driverless vehicles travel road to future

    2012-12-20 07:46

    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

    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

    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.

  • China launches Turkish satellite

    2012-12-19 07:18

    A Turkish Earth observation satellite was successfully sent into space from Northwest China early Wednesday morning, marking the completion of this year's space launches.

  • Officially revised acupuncture collection issued

    2012-12-16 15:43

    The first officially revised collection on acupuncture therapy was issued on Sunday after seven years of efforts

  • Dolphin therapy helps mental-disabled children

    2012-12-16 09:23

    Dolphin-assisted therapy for children with mental disabilities has made a splash in the West, and China is now riding the experimental tide.

  • Beijing 2013 Book Fair to host 650 publishers

    2012-12-16 07:30

    The 2013 Beijing Book Fair will open on Jan 11, featuring 500,000 books by over 650 publishers, including more than 60 overseas publishers.

  • Space probe flies by asteroid Toutatis

    2012-12-15 10:41

    China's space probe Chang'e-2 has successfully conducted a maneuver in which it flew by the asteroid Toutatis, about seven million km away from the Earth.

  • UNDP, E China city reach development agreement

    2012-12-14 21:10

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and east China's Ningbo city on Friday signed a cooperative framework agreement regarding the promotion of sustainable development.

  • Wen stresses sci-tech innovation

    2012-12-13 21:25

    Premier Wen Jiabao on Thursday called for more efforts to motivate scientific and technological personnel and give full play to their creativity, saying it is "an important task in the country's sci-tech system reforms."

  • China's charity promotion goes digital: official

    2012-12-13 21:08

    The Internet has become the preferred platform for China's charity organizations to promote projects and for the public to offer support, an official said Thursday.

  • HTC releases new smartphone 'HTC Butterfly'

    2012-12-12 10:17

    Models present new smartphone "HTC Butterfly" by Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp in Taipei, Taiwan, Dec 11, 2012.

  • 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.