Scientists have discovered a key genetic difference in certain corals that may make them better able to withstand and survive heat stress, pointing to new ways of keeping the major marine organisms alive, according to a latest Australian-linked research.
China's first self-driving taxis started trial operations in Guangdong on Thursday. Passengers can order a ride in one of the driverless taxis using a smartphone app. The fare starts at 12 yuan (around 1.7 U.S. dollars), which is the same as for other taxis in the city.
Chinese tech heavyweights and startups said on Thursday that they will boost investment to promote original research and industrial applications of artificial intelligence.
Uber introduced an in-app emergency button that had been tested in some other American cities in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
Harvard scientists created a first-of-its-kind cellular map of an important region in the brains of mice with a cutting-edge imaging technology, a progress that may reveal how brain cells are linked to human behaviors.
Zhao Houlin, the incumbent secretary-general of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), was re-elected to head the organization for the next four years with majority votes during the 2018 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference held in Dubai on Thursday.
An interdisciplinary group led by Yale researchers called for global governance on gene editing to assure a neutral and informed evaluation of its potential benefits and risk on the environment.
While smartphone companies are racing in the bezel-free game to get more screen space, a Shenzhen-based company announced what it claimed to be the world's first foldable smartphone in Beijing on October 31.
Internet giant Baidu Inc on Thursday announced it will launch autonomous cars with Level 4 capabilities next year in a partnership with Hongqi, a homegrown brand under automaker FAW Group.
A toxicological study showed clear evidence that male rats exposed to high level of radio frequency radiation (RFR) like that used in 2G and 3G cell phones developed cancerous heart tumors, though the findings could not be directly compared to human's experience.
U.S. automaker Ford has teamed up with Baidu, China's equivalent of Google, for a two-year autonomous vehicle test project in China.
Top U.S. smartphone manufacturer Apple Inc. Thursday announced a 20 percent in increase in quarterly sales revenue, which hit 62.9 billion U.S.
More than 1,000 Google employees in San Francisco Thursday joined global walkout in the city's downtown area to protest workplace sexual harassment at the world's top internet company.
China's home-grown global satellite navigation system came a step r to completion with the launch of another BeiDou-3 satellite at 11:57 p.m.
Human genetic resources for export must be digitally registered at customs and available for inspection, according to an announcement by Chinese authorities on Thursday.
China's home-grown global satellite navigation system came a step closer to completion with the launch of another BeiDou-3 satellite at 11:57 p.m. Thursday from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, in the southwestern Sichuan Province.
A self-driving taxi hits the road in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong province, on Nov 1, 2018.The drivers monitoring the self-driving taxis had received at least 200 hours of training for their new role. A self-driving taxi hits the road in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong province, on Nov 1, 2018.
Royole Corp, a manufacturer of flexible displays and smart devices, unveiled a large-screen foldable device on Wednesday, which can be bent and rolled to function both as a smartphone and tablet.
A new study of fossil teeth shows instances of the oldest lead exposure and first natural weaning from breastfeeding of their kind, pointing to better understanding of ancient climates on human evolution, according to Australian-led research."At the time they grew up, 250,000 years ago, this region of southeast France was much more seasonal than it is today," said Smith.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved on Wednesday the first direct-to-consumer test for detecting genetic variants that might be associated with a patient's ability to cope with some medications.
The Beijing Aerospace Institute of Automatic Control at the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation successfully carried out a flight verification test of a carrier rocket's vertical landing system with guidance and control technology on Monday.
Scientists are now one step closer to finding an efficient way to convert waste carbon dioxide into clean fuel following a breakthrough from researchers in the United Kingdom and China.
The Chinese Academy of Aerospace and Aerodynamics (CAAA) under the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC) on Wednesday revealed the CH-10 tilt-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has stressed the importance of boosting the healthy development of the country's new generation of artificial intelligence (AI).
China's first domestically made portable generator capable of providing power unattended in the polar region will soon be delivered to a Chinese research station in Antarctica.
Chinese research institutions launched a project to conduct water and biodiversity research under climate change in the Pan-Third Pole, according to Chinese Science Daily on Wednesday.
The United States space agency NASA announced Tuesday that its Parker Solar Probe has become the spacecraft which got st to the Sun. The spacecraft passed the current record of 26.55 million miles (42.73 million km) from the Sun's surface on Monday, at about 1:04 p.m.
Australian scientists on Wednesday said they have trained an artificial intelligence (AI) program used to recognize faces on social networking site Facebook to also spot galaxies in deep space and better probe the universe.
Apple refreshed some of its lesser-known products at a New York event on Tuesday, adding iPhone features like facial recognition to the iPad Pro and faster processors and better displays to some Mac computers that had gone years without a major update.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong has developed a nanochip that can detect hazardous substances in food in 30 seconds with Raman spectroscopy, chinanews.com reported citing Chinese-language newspaper Ta Kung Pao.