A study published on Thursday in the journal Science revealed that our earliest tool-bearing ancestors were not to blame for ancient mammal extinctions in Africa over the last several million years.
Chinese researchers have successfully tested two major systems in recovering large spacecraft of more than 7 tons, a weight of US Orion spacecraft, and the breakthrough improves China's capability to reach the world leading level.
President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer said here Thursday that in this fast changing world, the increase in use of technology has become a new trend in carrying out humanitarian assistance.
The sixth satellite jointly built by China and Brazil is scheduled to be launched next year, said space authorities from the two countries.
China and Brazil will launch a new Earth resource satellite next year, according to an official with the China National Space Administration.
Experts at the Research Base for Qinling Giant Panda Breeding, Shaanxi Province discovered how to detect the panda's reproductive hormone, mastered the key technology of insemination and breeding the cubs, according to a document sent by the Forestry Department of Shaanxi Province to the Global Times on Thursday.
Research released Thursday by an international group of scientists, including those from Australia, is creating a much more definitive understanding of how and when our ancestors evolved, and even what the climate was like when they did.
New evidence of advanced DNA regulation in an ancient marine organism shows that crucial mechanisms turning genes on and off may have originated much earlier than thought, a discovery that points to better understanding of genetic processes and disease treatment, according to Australian-linked research.With Amphioxus, we have one of the st living invertebrate relatives to humans almost a vertebrate, but not quite," said Bogdanovic, one of the study's lead authors.
American researchers developed and flew the first-ever plane with no moving parts like propellers, turbines or fans which are powered by the combustion of fossil fuels or by battery packs.
Britain's newest major museum, the V&A Dundee, is host the first ever exhibition to focus on the complexity of videogames as one of the most important design fields of the age, it was announced Wednesday.
NASA's InSight spacecraft is scheduled to touch down on Mars next Monday, after a six-month, 300 million miles (480 million kilometers) journey.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms developed by Chinese researchers have swept the top five places in a global competition in facial recognition technology, said the organizer.
Subsidiaries of Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) and Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd. (COMAC) have set up a joint design center to develop noses for China-developed commercial aircraft, AVIC said Wednesday.
The United States space agency NASA has ordered a safety review of SpaceX and Boeing, two companies it has hired to fly astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), according to U.S. media on Tuesday.
Founder and CEO of SpaceX Elon Musk has changed the name of SpaceX's forthcoming passenger spaceship from Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) to Starship and its rocket booster Super Heavy.
Israeli researchers have found new evidence of the process of "swallowing" a dwarf galaxy by two large galaxies to it, according to Tel Aviv University on Tuesday.
An analysis of humpback whale songs on the east coast of Australia has revealed "revolution" events where the tunes of male populations, which have gradually evolved over time, will suddenly change entirely.
Have you ever thought about changing your job due to being squeezed for over 45 minutes in a metro carriage each day?
Australian researchers on Wednesday said they are developing novel artificial intelligence technology that will allow people to self-diagnose skin cancer using smartphones.
NASA has picked an ancient river delta as the landing site for its uncrewed Mars 2020 rover, to hunt for evidence of past life on the Earth's neighboring planet, officials said on Monday (November 19).
Chinese oceanic scientists on Tuesday revealed their plan to upgrade the country's real-time scientific observation network in the tropical West Atlantic, by exploring the feasibility of deploying subsurface buoys more than 3,000 meters under the sea.
Male smokers are at higher risk of reproductive problems, including difficulty conceiving, abnormal sperm and partners who have miscarriages or deformed fetuses, according to a survey based on more than 4,000 male patients across China.
Nine people stood trial in Changshu People's Court in Jiangsu province on Monday and Tuesday for dumping more than 40,000 metric tons of trash into the Yangtze River, causing serious water pollution and major economic losses.
China has developed X-M20 "Crane", a small-size multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which can climb up to 5,000 meters, said the China Helicopter Research and Development Institute (CHRDI) Tuesday.
MRI brain scan may help predict whether older people will develop dementia, showed new research at U.S.The researchers found that people who went on to experience cognitive decline had significantly more signs of damage to their white matter.
U.S. internet giant Google said Tuesday it has taken down more foreign-related accounts linked to coordinated influence operations targeting political content in the United States.
A team from Shanghai has made great progress in the understanding of how hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) "home" to hematopoietic tissue that could lead to more effective bone marrow transplants in the future.
Scientists in Shanghai say they have uncovered how hematopoietic stem cells find a suitable microenvironment in vivo - observation of live isolated cells - offering insights into improving the efficiency of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
An international team of researchers found that sophisticated tool technology or "Swiss Army Knife of prehistoric times" emerged in East Asia earlier than previously thought.
Paleolithic tools found in a cave in Southwest China are between 170,000 and 80,000 years old, modern dating has revealed, challenging the previously held idea that the items were imported from the west.