Preliminary test results showed that "Sweeper," an advanced sweet pepper harvesting robot, can harvest ripe fruit in 24 seconds with a success rate of 62 percent, Israeli Ben Gurion University (BGU) reported on Sunday.
Neuroscientist Doris Tsao from the California Institute of Technology was awarded the Genius Grant for her creativity and talent in neuroscience on Thursday.
Chinese, American scientists have sequenced and analyzed a portion of genomes of over 140,000 pregnant women in China, demonstrating the great value and potential of accumulating non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) data for worldwide medical and genetic analyses.
India successfully conducted a night trial of its indigenously developed surface-to-surface nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile from a test range in its eastern state of Odisha, local media said Sunday.
China's newly-developed AC311A light utility helicopter has completed its plateau flight tests, according to its developer Saturday.
An official with China's cyberspace authority has pledged greater efforts regarding legislation, industrial development and crime crackdown to ensure cyberspace security.
Yangcheng Lake in Jiangsu province, renowned for producing China's best freshwater crabs, introduced intelligent logistics and blockchain technology this year to ensure freshness and authenticity of the seasonal delicacy.
High-tech products and technology are set to draw the spotlight at China's upcoming import expo, the first of its kind in the country.
It's been 14 years since the discovery of graphene, and the world is still waiting for the "wonder material" to provide the groundbreaking innovations the initial headlines promised.
Renowned for producing China's best freshwater crabs, Yangcheng Lake in eastern China's Jiangsu Province introduced intelligent logistics and blockchain technology this year to ensure freshness and authenticity of the autumn delicacy.
A discovery made by British and Chinese researchers has taken scientists one step closer to the generation of clean energy by using sunlight to split water molecules, just as plants do through photosynthesis.
A new study published in Nature on Wednesday showed that administering antibodies designed to target HIV in combination with agents that stimulate the innate immune system delayed viral rebound following discontinuation of antiretroviral therapy in monkeys.
American astronomers discovered a new extremely distant object far beyond Pluto with an orbit that supported the presence of an even-farther-out, Super-Earth or larger Planet X.
Chinese agricultural researchers have helped plant more than 2 million hectares of superior rice species in more than a dozen Asian and African countries, yielding harvest increases of up to 30 percent per hectare in some, in an international cooperative project over the past 10 years.
Physicists still cannot tell what exactly the dark matter is, but now they know more about what it is not. It is not black hole, according to a study published on Tuesday in the journal Physical Review Letters.
China's software and IT sector reported faster growth in both revenue and profit in the first eight months of the year, according to official data.
Chinese space tracking ship the Yuanwang-3 departed Tuesday to carry out four maritime space monitoring and communication missions for the BeiDou-3 and other satellites.
A mysterious piece of pottery shaped as a female head sends a smile from 7,300 years ago, as its host museum in east China's Anhui Province starts a global naming bid for the ancient relic.
The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics is awarded to three scientists working the field of laser physics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced in Stockholm on Tuesday.
Beidou, a domestically engineered satellite navigation system of China, started to serve its second largest provincial region of Tibet on Monday.
The video game Minecraft has been popular for nearly a decade.
Scientists are mapping Chinese people's brains to get a better understanding of how the influence of the Chinese language affects cognitive performance, as well as to learn more about the mechanisms behind cerebral disorders.
Two scientists shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the Nobel Committee announced here on Monday.
Chinese firm CCCC Tianhe Mechanical Equipment Manufacturing Co rolled out China's largest export-bound slurry tunnel boring machine on Saturday.
China's largest slurry tunnel boring machine (TBM) rolled off the production line in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, on Saturday." CREG is a leading TBM supplier worldwide. As of June, 2018, the company had signed 788 TBMs for tunneling projects, in which 656 are operating around the world, according to the company.
The long-term viability of more than half of the world's killer whale population is in question due to persistent chemical pollution in the environment, a new study showed.
A new study has found that higher temperatures in the Arctic tundra are changing the type and size of plants growing in the region, which could potentially accelerate climate warming even further, according to a press release from University of Zurich on Saturday.As a result, they predict that the height of plant communities in the tundra could spurt again by an average of 20 to 60 percent by the end of the century.
Elon Musk, CEO of U.S. electric automaker Tesla Inc., will step down as chairman of the Tesla Board of Directors, and he and the company will pay 40 million U.S. dollars in fine under a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the commission said Saturday.
China launched its Centispace-1-s1 satellite on a Kuaizhou-1A rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 12:13 p.m. Saturday.
The Chinese government encourages private capital to orderly participate in aerospace activities such as scientific research and production to boost the commercial space industry.