A study published on Thursday in the journal Cell revealed how "brown fat," a type of body fat known to generate heat when an animal is cold and generally believed to be "good" fat, interacted with gut hormone to signal your fullness during a meal.
Hualong One, China's self-developed reactor design, has completed its second phase of assessment in the U.K., with the next stage set to determine whether it is fit for use in the European country, said its developer on Thursday.
The experimental advanced superconducting tokamak (EAST), or the "Chinese artificial sun," achieved an electron temperature of over 100 million degrees in its core plasma, a key step towards the test running of fusion reactor, a lab in east China's Anhui Province said.
Waymo, a subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, will launch the world's first commercial self-driving car service in early December, according to Bloomberg.
Overseas cloud computing companies are beefing up their presence in China, in response to the country's stronger-than-expected digitalization demand.
The Chinese mainland's cloud computing service providers are expanding their overseas footprints, driven by the desire to better serve their customers' globalization strategies and to extend their own digital "territories".
Australia is set to become "the most advanced country in the world" in drone delivery when the first commercial service starts operations in 2019.
China's world-renowned Tsinghua University recently hosted an executive committee from the US' Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Officials from the two premier educational institutions held roundtable discussions on development strategies and ways to expand cooperative efforts.
Russia's telecommunications watchdog Roskomnadzor said Wednesday that it had negotiated with Google the settlement of a possible administrative fine caused by the latter's noncompliance with Russian legislation.
Chinese scientists on Wednesday released a conceptual design report of the world's largest and most technologically advanced electron collider and disclosed that Xiongan, is one of the leading candidate sites for the construction.
China and Russia plan to jointly develop the aero engine for the CR929, a widebody passenger aircraft that is being co-developed by the two countries, but this may require at least 10 years, said a Russian senior executive.
China plans to complete the world's largest and most powerful particle collider by 2030, allowing scientists to open a new chapter of fundamental physics and tackle some of the greatest scientific mysteries, ranging from dark matter to antimatter.
Australian researchers have found the strongest evidence so far that obesity is linked to depression.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday the international community should strengthen cooperation in outer space on the basis of equality, mutual benefit, and inclusiveness.
Blockchain will change the world. This is what the tech sector has been telling us for several years now, with billions of dollars invested into a concept that many in the world of business are still struggling to get their heads around.
Chinese supercomputer manufacturer Sugon demonstrated its new high performance computer called Silicon Cube at an on-going international supercomputer conference in Dallas.
Australian robotics company Fastbrick announced on Wednesday they had completed the fully automated construction of a three-bedroom, two-bathroom house in less than three days.
The German government has set aside around three billion euros for research and development of artificial intelligence, as Europe's economic powerhouse seeks to close a gap in software-led innovation with America and Asia.
The 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition which ended on Nov. 11, showcased the country's achievements in aerospace and national defense equipment that have been made during four decades of reform and opening-up.
A lineup of state-of-the-art products independently developed by Zhuhai companies was shown to the assembled visitors from around the world, ranging from satellites to large aircraft and unmanned surface vehicles.
Being overweight can cause depression even when no other health problems exist, according to a study released Tuesday by the University of Exeter.A team led by researchers from the University of Exeter and the University of South Australia, analyzed UK Biobank data from more than 48,000 people with depression and compared them to another group of more than 290,000 people.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz awarded Chinese company Huawei with the first place of the King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award in Riyadh on Monday.
An extension quantum communication landline connecting East China's Anhui Province and Central China's Hubei Province was put into service on Tuesday, marking a significant milestone in China's quantum infrastructure construction.
Infectious diseases were, for much of human history, a leading cause of sickness and death, but the advent of antibiotics and modern medical practices have pushed them down the list of global killers.
The majority of the Chinese general public currently accepts the therapeutic use of gene editing to treat or prevent genetic disease in adults and children — and rejects non-therapeutic uses, such as increasing IQs, as applications that should be illegal.
Cyber-attacks are the number one risk in East Asia, Europe, and the Pacific and North America, according to the World Economic Forum's (WEF's) Regional Risks for Doing Business report on Monday.
Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd has joined the race, along with rivals such as Baidu Inc and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, to recruit senior autonomous driving engineers in Silicon Valley.
Chinese scientists have warned that the melting glaciers in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, known as the world's Third Pole, will cause a reduced water supply in coming decades, affecting billions of people downstream.
China expanded its share on a global list of the world's fastest supercomputers, according to a biannual ranking of the Top500 published Monday.
China's self-designed "artificial sun," a device to harness the energy of fusion, has made an important advance by achieving a temperature of 100 million degrees Celsius in plasma and a heating power of 10 megawatts.