Lenovo's smart glasses prototype has battery at neck
IHEP in China has ambitions for Higgs factory
Museum workers pronounce dobsonfly found in China, largest aquatic insect
Discovery of Neandertal trait in ancient skull raises new questions about human evolution
Re-examination of a circa 100,000-year-old archaic early human skull found 35 years ago in Northern China has revealed the surprising presence of an inner-ear formation long thought to occur only in Neandertals.
Climate policy pledges are an important step forward but fall short of 2 C
Pledges to reduce emissions in China, Europe and the US provide an important step forward for climate change action, but a more comprehensive effort is needed to stabilize the climate below critical thresholds. ...
Ancient wisdom boosts sustainability of biotech cotton
Advocates of biotech crops and those who favor traditional farming practices such as crop diversity often seem worlds apart, but a new study shows that these two approaches can be compatible. An international ...
Ancient balloon-shaped animal fossil sheds light on Earth's ancient seas
A rare 520 million year old fossil shaped like a 'squashed bird's nest' that will help to shed new light on life within Earth's ancient seas has been discovered in China by an international research team ...
New age of the Lantian Homo erectus cranium extending to about 1.63 million years ago
According to paper published online November 20 in the Journal of Human Evolution, the age of the Lantian Homo erectus cranium from Gongwangling, Lantian County, Shaanxi Province, China, is likely half a ...
Ancient avian bones found in China may be oldest example of chicken domestication
China's new 'Great Wall' not so great, hurting wetlands, economy
China's second great wall, a vast seawall covering more than half of the country's mainland coastline, is a foundation for financial gain - and also a dyke holding a swelling rush of ecological woes.
China researchers plan Mars mission 'around 2020'
Chinese scientists are planning to launch a Mars rover "around 2020", state media reported on Tuesday, as the country pours billions into its space programme and works to catch up with the US and Europe.
New malware can infect iPhones via Mac computers (Update)
A newly discovered family of malware has the capacity to infect iPhones via Apple computers, posing a security threat to devices that have been largely resistant to cybercriminals, researchers said.
China unveils 'laser to shoot down low-flying drones'
China has developed a highly accurate laser weapon system that can shoot down light drones at low altitude, state media reported.
China completes first mission to moon and back
China completed its first return mission to the moon early Saturday with the successful re-entry and landing of an unmanned probe, state media reported, in the latest step forward for Beijing's ambitious ...