“Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the most beautiful in the world?" When old tales tell a seemingly unbelievable story of a mysterious mirror, modern technology secretly turns the magic into reality.
An investigation into scientist Han Chunyu, who was forced to retract a paper he wrote about a groundbreaking gene-editing technique after allegations of fraud, has concluded that he did not intentionally falsify his research.
U.S. space agency NASA is planning to start its effort to restore communication with the Mars rover Opportunity.
Alphabet Inc's Google said that it is partnering with a handful of Indian banks to bring quick loans to the masses, as it aims to woo tens of millions of new internet users in the country to its digital payment services.
Tech giant Apple's new products will be unveiled at 10 am on Sept 12 at the firm's new campus in Cupertino, California, news website Sina reported on Friday.
Researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong developed a new way of controlling nano-robots, making them capable of doing complex tasks in minimally invasive surgeries, the finding was announced here Thursday.
The use of animal feed with lower protein content - with amino acid supplements added to the diet - can reduce demand for soybeans in the poultry and husbandry industry, according to experts.
Astronauts of the International Space Station (ISS) detected an air leak on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft docked to the ISS, the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos said Thursday.
American researchers found that climate change was expected to accelerate rates of crop loss due to growth of insect pests.
A research team led by Luo Jun, academician from the Chinese Academy of Science, has measured the relative uncertainty of G, the Newtonian gravitational constant, at 12 ppm, the smallest relative uncertainty.
A Chinese defense company said independently mastering chip-making technology is crucial to overcoming foreign restrictions.
A new study shows that goats prefer a happy human face instead of an angry one, which suggests such socio-cognitive ability is more widespread in the animal kingdom than previously assumed.
Long-term exposure to air pollution leads to a massive reduction in intelligence, impacting simple math solving skills, a collaborative study by researchers from Yale and Peking universities claimed.
Over 80 percent of respondents in a survey said they have received spam messages or advertising phone calls, with apps increasingly the source of leaked personal data, according to a survey by China Consumers Association.
Shanghai police are investigating a potential massive data breach involving leading Chinese hotel chain operator Huazhu Group Ltd.
Australian National University (ANU) researchers have developed a bio-optics diagnostic device which can help prevent heart attacks and stroke, according to the researchers.
The new-generation communications technology is often likened by experts to an expressway, based on which, China aims to realize industrial revolution and innovation.
Chinese scientists are building a low-energy and high-performance superconducting computer, aiming to complete a prototype as early as 2022 according to a media report.
Cooperation between China and Africa is bound to scale new heights in information and communications technology (ICT), an industry head said recently.
China's agricultural remote sensing monitoring platform has provided information services to 147 countries and regions, its developer said Tuesday.
A residential community in Shanghai’s Zhabei District has put into use smart dustbins amid the city’s campaign to realize household garbage classification by 2020.
Scientists at the University of Kent in Britain found clues to reproduce dinosaur DNA structure by working backwards from their closest modern-day relatives.
U.S. ride-hailing leader Uber Technologies Inc. (Uber) said Monday that it is partnering with Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) on self-driving vehicles as Toyota announced an investment of 500 million U.S. dollars in a new joint project.
An Australian based program which aims to reduce mosquito borne diseases like dengue and Zika worldwide, has been awarded a 38 million U.S. dollars grant on Tuesday to develop and expand their work.
American and Chinese scientists discovered two new fatty acids in vegetable oils, potentially to be developed as high-quality lubricants.
Using technology similar to what is found in many eye doctors' offices, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have detected evidence suggesting Alzheimer's in older patients who had no symptoms of the disease.
A new diagnostic technique, using gold-plated nanoparticles, could make the detection of cancer much cheaper and faster, according to Australian scientists from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) who developed the method.
China and Italy are preparing for the world's third intercontinental quantum communication test as early as September, allowing scientists to have a better understanding of this hackproof technology's applications across great distances in space.
Some 33,500 taxis in Beijing, about half of the total, are now equipped with the domestic BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), according to the Beijing Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology.