Future of biobanking and translational research in China
As clinical medical research in China reaches a turning point, the country's strategy for expanding its biosample collection and analysis capabilities and its focus on acquiring new sources of biomedical ...
Words used in Chinese books illuminate how a nation's values changed during reforms
As China has undergone rapid economic and social change in recent decades, an increase of individualistic values has been reflected in the word choices of Chinese authors.
Study finds first-ever evidence of climate change of northern China region dating back thousands of years
Using a relatively new scientific dating technique, a Baylor University geologist and a team of international researchers were able to document—for the first time—a drastic climate change 4,200 years ...
Japan sees 25 billion cyberattacks in 2014
More than 25 billion cyberattacks on the Japanese government and other bodies were logged in 2014, an agency said Tuesday, with 40 percent of them traced to China.
Xiaomi was China smartphone market leader in 2014: IDC
Upstart Xiaomi was the top smartphone company in China last year with a 12.5 percent market share, narrowly outpacing South Korea's Samsung, market intelligence firm International Data Corporation (IDC) said ...
Hackers' $1 billion bank theft may still impact consumers
The hacker gang that looted as much as $1 billion worldwide from banks was unusual: It stole directly from the banks, instead of ripping off their customers.
Tighter online controls in China point to wider clampdown
Working out of a Beijing office full of video game designers from around the world, Chinese-born Pin Wang and his startup Substantial Games should be the face of the innovative, forward-looking China that ...
China's latest cyberwar: the battle for New Year train tickets
As hundreds of millions in China flock home to celebrate the Year of the Sheep, the world's biggest human migration places extraordinary pressure on roads and railways—but technology is offering new ways to find a route ...
Leading China taxi apps to merge
Leading China taxi apps Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache on Saturday announced a plan to merge, creating a new challenge for Uber Technologies Ltd.'s global expansion.
Alibaba reveals US regulator's request for data
Chinese online giant Alibaba said Friday US stock market regulators had asked for information related to a probe of its activities in China, and was cooperating with the request.
China wind power capacity jumps to record high
China boosted its installed wind energy capacity last year to a record 19.81 million kilowatts as the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter tries to switch its power grid to cleaner energy sources.
China's first female astronaut becomes mom, resumes training
China's first female astronaut has begun training for her next mission after having a baby, state media reported Friday.
Chinese mobile sensation dips toes in US with accessories
Xiaomi, one of China's hottest companies, is bringing its blend of cheap yet fashionable technology and crowd-pleasing antics to the U.S.
China tiger farms put big cats in the jaws of extinction
A fearsome tiger snarled as a doomed chicken flapped helplessly in its mouth—but campaigners say such "entertainment" in China is putting big cats further in the jaws of extinction.