Under a blue spotlight lies a mouse's brain immersed in liquid. A diamond blade slowly peels off a layer of brain tissue that is only one micron thick.
That may sound unlikely, but Dutch giant Ajax has teamed up with R&F and together vowed to build the best soccer academy in China.And while real-estate developer R&F has the deep pockets to shell out on expensive foreign players, it wants to focus on youth, in line with Chinese government policy.
"The people from the Kingdom of Zhao were music savvy. They walked like this, very elegantly," said Chou Kung-Shin, as she demonstrated how people living more than 2,000 years ago, during the Warring States period, walked.
It was a cold evening on Friday at Buffalo, the second largest city in the U.S. state of New York as the temperature dropped down to 36 oF (2 oC) after a day's heavy wet snow.
As a "Toilet Revolution" began to emerge across the nation, students and staff of Jinlong Primary School, located in southwest China's Guizhou Province, were finally freed from using smelly, fly-infested open pit latrines, which they had to endure for years.
"I'm losing my hair, which makes me pretty agitated the entire year," says Jia Xue, a 25-year-old woman who has just become a marketing manager at an Internet company in pursuit of a more promising career.
Yan Fang is busy wrapping up a seal engraved with the name "Matthew," headed to the buyer from the other side of the Pacific Ocean after China's Singles' Day.
A century after the Armistice Day that marked the end of the World War I (WWI), stories of Chinese laborers deployed to the war's western front started to receive more attention that they deserve after being overlooked for decades.
Renowned computer scientist John Hopcroft is helping improve the quality of undergraduate education in China.
But more than that, the annual extravaganza also suggests that the country's young people are increasingly expressing their individuality through what they buy.They started wearing short skirts, they started to attend college, they had the right to vote, and they rejected relinquishing their jobs when men returned from war.
Beijing resident Yan Minwen, 76, spends more than 12 hours each weekend traveling to and from a village in neighboring Hebei province to give private lessons to children left in their grandparents' care.
China's restaurant chain serving Shaxian County cuisine has opened its first eatery in the United States in October but closed three hours after it was officially opened to the public as all the dishes on the menu were sold out.
Wang Shaobin says her team is no ordinary club of amateur "dancing aunties" that used to frequent Chinese news stories for vexing residents with noisy night dances.
In order to facilitate his work, Hu has learned a great deal about meteorology, insectology and botany on his own over the years. The first guardian was appointed to guard the Greeting Pine in 1981.
China's ancient medical remedy of acupuncture is gaining global popularity after proving to be an effective treatment for illnesses and ailments that Western medicine still struggles to cure.
Xiaoke is one of a number of AI-enabled robots to be marketed for family use in China, as a growing number of young parents struggle to balance work and family life.
Outside a greenhouse, Zhang Jiuhe points to a screen showing multiple digits and explains what is going on.
What are martial arts and swordsmen like? To most Chinese, the answer is to be found in the works of the late novelist Jin Yong.
Clouds of dust swirl in the air as innumerable wildebeests throw themselves into the Mara River as they try to cross its surging waters without falling prey to crocodiles lurking under its surface.
Meandering past jagged mountains cloaked in mist, the 724-kilometer expressway from Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, to Wanding, a town on the border with Myanmar, is a popular route among travelers.
The spread of religious extremism has led to terrorist attacks in Xinjiang, resulting in the deaths of large numbers of innocent people.
Roaming around in the countryside of central China's Henan Province, one is surely to be greeted by slogans painted on village walls."We painted about family planning, a basic national policy, on the walls for over 30 years," said Liu Guozhan, 62, former curator of a local culture center in Weishi County.
When Xu Zhihong and his wife Zhou Xihua heard their twin son Xu Jian say his first word, they both wept.
Families or friends of those perished in the crashed Indonesian plane are in deep sorrow and shock on Monday night after they lost their beloved ones in such an air disaster that the nation has not seen in the last several years.
China's reform and opening up started 40 years ago. The move has helped countless private businesses thrive in the ensuing years, including many restaurants.
Humanitarian supplies are loaded onto a transport aircraft at an airport in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, before being transported to Kathmandu, Nepal, after an earthquake in the country in 2015.
The Jinshanling section of the Great Wall in Chengde, Hebei province, is scarfed by morning fog after rain.In 1988, one of his Great Wall pictures won first prize at the 17th National Photography Art Exhibition. The honor won Zhou the support he needed from his family to follow his passion.
Susann Ozuk knelt down and peered at a historical photo reprinted on a display board. "See! That's my father back then," she called out, unable to restrain her excitement.
"People can come here and experience the plain living of old times," said Zhao Xiaomin, manager at the patriotism facility, which is on the southeastern foothill of the mountain.
She concluded that the key to promoting her hometown lamb is to rebrand products from the initial stage of production and reprocessing to increase the added value.Because of her work in quality control, Guo knew mass production is different from casual home cooking. "We need an accurate recipe to ensure consistency in flavor.