|China's first robot exoskeleton unveiled in Chengdu|
The first robot exoskeleton in China, AIDER, has officially been released lately in Chengdu of southwest China's Sichuan province, The Paper reported.
|World's largest radio telescope begins operations|
The world's largest radio telescope was put into use on Sunday in a mountainous region of southwest China's Guizhou Province. Shortly after noon, in a karst valley in Pingtang County, hundreds of astronomers and astronomy enthusiasts witnessed the official launch of the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope's (FAST) mission to explore space and hunt for extraterrestrial life. FAST aims for pulsars outside Galaxy
|Alibaba to launch world's first e-commerce satellite in 2017|
Juhuasuan.com, a group shopping website affiliated with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, recently announced plans to launch the world's first e-commerce satellite in 2017. The project is in cooperation with the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology and the China Space Museum.
|China's virtual ID won't let you lose face|
In China, people may soon be able to open bank accounts or check-in to hotels in just the wink of an eye - to be more specific - by simply scanning their faces.
|China to build 60 nuclear power plants in upcoming 10 years|
China plans to build more than 60 nuclear power plants over the next 10 years. Among the 60 plants, six to ten will use Chinese-developed CAP1400 technology.
|Baidu USA permitted to test self-drive vehicle in California|
The US subsidiary of Baidu Inc, a Chinese web services company, has been issued a permit to test self-drive vehicles in California.
|First Beidou CORS inaugurated in Laos|
The First Beidou Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) was officially inaugurated at Saysettha Development Zone in Laos' capital Vientiane on Friday. The Beidou CORS will provide high-precision navigation, positioning and time services for Laos' activities of navigation and surveillance, as well as meteorology and disaster response.
|China's space lab Tiangong-2 enters in-orbit test track|
China's space lab Tiangong-2 has entered an in-orbit test track, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center said Friday.
|Why Tiangong-2 had to 'lose weight'|
One of the most important goals for Tiangong-2, the space lab in orbit, is to dock with Shenzhou-11 and support two astronauts for 30 days. Tiangong-1, China's first space lab, hosted three astronauts for 15 days. So why are there less astronauts on Tiangong-2 but for a longer time, and will the weight increase due to these factors? Zhu Congpeng, Tiangong-2's chief designer, tells why.
|Internet's favorite color is blue: study finds|
The Internet is very blue, literally. A recent study of the world's most visited websites has found that they use nearly twice as many shades of blue as shades of yellow and red.
|China to begin building space station in 2017: chief engineer|
China will begin building a space station that is more economically efficient and uses more data than the current International Space Station (ISS), starting as early as 2017, chief engineer of China's manned space program Zhou Jianping told Xinhua Thursday.
|China successfully launches Tiangong-2 space lab|
China successfully launched space lab the Tiangong-2 Thursday night from the Jiuquan satellite launch center in northwest China. The mission is part of China's ambitious space program to build a permanent manned space station around year 2022. Playback
|China's Tiangong-1 to fall to Earth late 2017|
China's first space lab Tiangong-1 is expected to fall into the Earth's atmosphere in the latter half of 2017, after about six years in space, a senior official with the country's manned space program said Wednesday.
|Study reveals giraffes are four separate species|
For centuries, scientists believed all giraffes fall under one species. But a recent genetic research suggests that giraffes can actually be divided into four separate species.
|"Kidney-selling time" again, ready for a new iPhone?|
China's official Apple website along with Apple stores almost "crashed" on Friday, as people rushed to pre-order products as soon as they are released. The newly-unveiled jet black iPhone7 and 7 plus are among the most favored products, as the first batch available for pre-order sold out only half an hour after arriving at Apple stores in Beijing and Shanghai.
|U.S. launches nation's first mission to collect asteroid samples|
U.S. space agency NASA on Thursday launched the nation's first mission that will visit an asteroid and bring precious samples back to Earth.
|Sony Unveils New PlayStation 4 Pro|
Sony has unveiled two new game consoles: A slimmer, cheaper PlayStation 4, as well as an upgraded version called PlayStation Pro.
|NASA approves launch of delayed Mars lander in 2018|
NASA has approved the launch of its Mars lander, InSight, for May 2018, to study the Red Planet's deep interior. The mission was originally scheduled to launch in March this year, but NASA suspended preparations in December after a vacuum leak was discovered. The instrument involved is a seismometer provided by France's space agency.
|SpaceX's Falcon 9 explodes on launch pad, no injuries reported|
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket exploded Thursday on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida, but no injuries were reported, the California-based company said. Pictures of black smoke rising from the SpaceX launch complex were circulating on Twitter.
|China Makes Breakthrough in 50kg Autonomous Underwater Vehicle|
It is developed by Northwest Polytechnical University which signified a successful break-through in the field of miniature underwater vehicle.
|Researchers find way to boost CRISPR-Cas9 efficiency|
Researchers from UC Berkeley have announced a major improvement in the way gene therapy is applied. They say they have been able to update the so-called CRISPR-Cas9 process.
|China's Long March-5 on move to Wenchang launch center|
China's Long March-5 rocket has started its seven-day journey from Tianjin Port to the Wenchang satellite launch center in south China's Hainan Province. As the largest carrier rocket in China, Long March-5 is expected to see its first mission in late 2016.
|Apple boosts iPhone security after spyware find|
Apple has issued a global iPhone security update after a flaw was uncovered that can give hackers full control of a phone. In a statement, the company said it had fixed the vulnerability immediately.
|China publishes design of its 1st Mars exploration rover|
The design for China's first Mars exploration rover has been published and officials are soliciting possible names and logos for the project.
|China's submersible dives to record-breaking depth of 10,767 meters|
China has announced that it sent its first unmanned deep-sea submersible 10,767 meters deep in the ocean, setting a new record for the country. China has become the third country after Japan and the U.S. to reach such a depth.