Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts

Friday, June 01, 2018

China sets up new laboratory for FAST telescope

FAST telescope
A new laboratory focusing on China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) has opened, according to Science and Technology Daily.

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Scientists develop new catalyst to help store solar energy

solar energy
American and Chinese scientists have synthesized a new, dual-atom catalyst to serve as a platform for artificial photosynthesis, a move that may help harvest and store solar energy more efficiently.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Friday, February 09, 2018

High hopes for fertility treatment as human eggs fully grown in lab for first time

human eggs
Human eggs have been fully grown in a laboratory for the first time in what scientists hope could be a breakthrough in improving fertility treatment.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

No plan to clone humans after macaque success: Chinese scientist

clone macaques
The Chinese research team that was the first to successfully clone macaques has asserted no plans to conduct similar research on humans, in response to ethical discussions after the breakthrough.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

New space station crew members are en route after Sunday blastoff

International Space Station
Members of Expedition 54 are on their way to the International Space Station after the Russian Soyuz rocket and spacecraft successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Sunday morning.

Sunday, December 03, 2017

Major fishing nations agree on Arctic fishing moratorium

Major fishing nations agree on Arctic fishing moratorium
The world's major fishing nations have agreed a deal to ban commercial fishing in the high seas portion of the central Arctic Ocean.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

'Minute Difference' In Deadly Asteroid's Trajectory Could Have Saved Dinosaurs

Chicxulub crater in Mexico
The asteroid impact which killed the dinosaurs would not have had the same devastating impact had it landed elsewhere on Earth, according to a new study which compares the probability of extinction at different possible sites of an asteroid strike.

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Egypte : découverte d'une cavité aussi volumineuse qu'un avion dans la pyramide de Khéops

pyramides
Des scientifiques ont annoncé le 2 novembre avoir découvert une énorme cavité au milieu de la pyramide de Khéops, jusqu'ici ignorée. Sa fonction reste encore mystérieuse.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Siberia's Giant Holes to Hell

A frozen lake has been found in one of the holes, at least proving that it isn't bottomless
Two giant holes are devouring Yamal. Over the past three years they have increased significantly in size and continue to grow. The "Gates of Hell" were first discovered in 2014.

Monday, October 09, 2017

Japan scientists grow drugs in chicken eggs

eggs contain drugs
Japanese researchers have genetically engineered hens whose eggs contain drugs that can fight serious diseases in a bid to dramatically reduce the cost of treatment, a report said Monday.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

La Chine lance un télescope à rayons X pour étudier les trous noirs

Pékin a lancé un télescope superpuissant à rayons X qui devra permettre aux chercheurs de mieux connaître la nature des trous noirs et des pulsars.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Antarctic capacity will be boosted: China

China published its first white paper on its Antarctic explorations on Monday, pledging to boost its capabilities in the exploration and study of the continent.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Siberian experts developing new 3D seismic survey methods to locate Arctic hydrocarbons

Researchers from the Institute of the Novosibirsk-based Institute of Oil and Gas Geology and Geophysics together with the Krasnoyarsk subsidiary of Russian oil giant, Rosneft, are creating new methods of 3D seismic survey to search for oil and gas fields in the Arctic.

Monday, April 24, 2017

India Wants to Win Global Credibility With More Satellite Launches

Aiming to lower the cost of access to space, the Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO) chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar has said the space agency is aiming to increase the number of satellite launches from the existing seven to 12 per year.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Researchers say New Zealand part of lost continent

New Zealand sits atop a previously unknown continent, mostly submerged beneath the South Pacific, which should be recognised with the name Zealandia, scientists have claimed.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Gene possibly linked to depression identified

Scientists in Scotland have identified a gene that they think could be part responsible for depression.

Monday, January 09, 2017

China to set up gravitational wave telescopes in Tibet

China is working to set up the world's highest altitude gravitational wave telescopes in Tibet Autonomous Region to detect the faintest echoes resonating from the universe, which may reveal more about the Big Bang.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Source of major pollutant in China's smog revealed

Scientists said Wednesday they have solved the perplexing puzzle of how a major smog component, known as sulfate, forms during haze events in northern China, including Beijing.

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