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 ...
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, Argentina agree on work for new nuclear power plants
Chinese and Argentine leaders on Wednesday signed a batch of agreements, including collaboration on two new nuclear power plants, as Beijing is strengthening its relations with the South American country.
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.
New ionoscopiform fish found from the Middle Triassic of Guizhou, China
The Ionoscopiformes are a fossil fish lineage of halecomorphs known only from the Mesozoic marine deposits. Because of their close relationships with the Amiiformes, the Ionoscopiformes are phylogenetically ...
Giant US health-data breach could lead to China
Data on as many as 80 million customers at US health insurance giant Anthem was stolen by hackers, officials confirmed Thursday, in a cyberattack investigators have reportedly linked to China.
China's latest survey finds increase in wild giant pandas
(AP)—Wild giant pandas in China are doing well. According to a census by China's State Forestry Administration, the panda population has grown by 268 to a total of 1,864 since the last survey ending in ...
Intel chief warns US tech threatened by China cybertheft
The U.S. defense intelligence chief warned Tuesday that America's technological edge over China is at risk because of cybertheft.
Beijing-based Xiaomi is fast emerging as the Apple rival to watch
It wasn't long ago that everybody wondered whether Apple Inc. could effectively compete against a tough bunch of homegrown smartphone makers in China.
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'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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...