Polar bears can survive the warm periods in the Arctic by gorging the carcasses of stranded large whales but this food source may not be enough to sustain most bear populations in the future.
China's spending on research and development accounted for 2.13 percent of the nation's gross domestic product in 2017, reaching the level of moderately developed countries, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday.
One week after announcing plans to resign as chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, Jack Ma made three speeches in a row addressing how technological advancements such as artificial intelligence will shape the future.
Research carried out on mice revealed that consuming too much vitamin A may decrease bone thickness.
Terminal 1 at Shanghai's Hongqiao International Airport will become the first in the country to offer completely automated check-in and boarding services for domestic departures on Oct 15 after more than three years of renovation.
The eNightLog system for the elderly with dementia designed by a research team at Hong Kong Polytechnic University can track respiration and activities in bed to monitor falls or wandering, Hong Kong media reported.
China's rapid development is offering great opportunities for overseas hi-tech talent to start their careers and unleash their potential, a Chinese senior executive has said in Silicon Valley.
Expeditioners from Australia's Antarctic Division have began trialing a computerized, self-help tool-kit designed for individuals living in confined and extreme environments.
The story starts with a vegetable – the humble celery.
Two remote sensing satellites were successfully sent into space Tuesday from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.
Scientists have for the first time found a specific place in the human genome that raises a man's risk of erectile dysfunction, according to a study published on Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.The new study found that variations in a genetic locus near the SIM1 gene are significantly associated with an increased risk of erectile dysfunction.
Daily drinkers at any age are 20 percent more likely to die prematurely than less frequent drinkers, suggests a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St.
Viruses such as West Nile and Zika that target the nervous system in the brain and spinal cord also can kill neurons in the guts of mice, disrupting bowel movement and causing intestinal blockages, U.S.
U.S. tech giant Apple Inc has sent a letter to the US Congress, denying media reports claiming attacks to its supply chain by Chinese hackers, reported Reuters.
Jan Woerner, director general of the European Space Agency (ESA), has said that ESA welcomes more cooperation with China's space program, and several European astronauts are now learning Chinese for preparation.
China's first "software defined" micro-satellite will be launched by the end of November, its development team leader told the Global Times on Monday.
U.S. electric automaker Tesla Inc. said Monday that its Model 3 sedan has the lowest overall probability of injury for any car ever tested by U.S.
U.S. social media giant Facebook Monday unveiled a pair of artificial intelligence-powered smart video chat devices, Portal and Portal , which are designed to connect people and feel like being in the same room.
U.S. internet giant Google said Monday that it is shutting down the consumer version of its own social networking site Google due to low usage and a bug discovered in March last year that could leak the data of about half a million of its users.
American researchers developed an implantable, biodegradable wireless device that could speed nerve regeneration and improve the healing of a damaged nerve, the first example of a bioelectronic medicine.
U.S. private spaceflight company SpaceX launched an Argentine Earth-observing satellite on a Falcon 9 rocket, and the booster made its first successful on-land landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Sunday.
China has developed a lower-limb rehabilitative robot which will soon be put into clinical use, according to the China Science Daily on Monday.
U.S. private spaceflight company SpaceX launched an Argentine Earth-observing satellite on a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Sunday.
China's telecommunication industry has grown steadily with the number of cellphone users growing rapidly in the first eight months of 2018, official data showed.
China's first all-composite five-seat aircraft, the Sunward SA160L, recently completed its first flight in Central China's Hunan province, marking a breakthrough in the country's own brand general aircraft industry.
The 2018 World Conference on VR Industry will be held from Oct.The country's VR market expanded 164 percent year-on-year to reach 16 billion yuan in 2017, data showed.
American space agency NASA's probe, on a way to interstellar space, detected an increase in cosmic rays that originated outside the solar system, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab.
China's first test-tube baby was born 30 years ago. While it's still uncommon to hear about "in vitro fertilization" (IVF) in public, and even fewer admit to having one, there is a test-tube baby boom going on in the country.
As the purchasing power of the tech-savvy younger generation grows, a whole new business has emerged surrounding intellectual property rights related to online literature, TV dramas, films, digital games and comics. And that business is gaining momentum all across China.
Sometime toward the end of this year, Airbus Helicopters will test-fly what it calls the CityAirbus, a multi-passenger, self-piloted eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing) vehicle designed for urban air transportation.