China launched a relay satellite early Monday that will act as a distant communication link between Earth and the planned Chang'e-4 lunar probe that will explore the mysterious far side of the moon.
New research published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science suggested that sweet potatoes may originate in Asia instead of the Americas, and much earlier than previously known.
Chinese scientists are building a water balance simulator to assist in prevention and control of desertification.
China will help lead a project to identify unknown viruses from wildlife to better prepare humans for major epidemics－if not global pandemics. The project is to be launched this year, according to one of the country's top health officials.
Artificial intelligence technologies are bursting out of laboratories and into reality at a faster rate than many expected.
China is likely to take the lead in adopting blockchain — a type of technology originally developed as a digitized public ledger for cryptocurrency transactions — in the real economy, an industry white paper says.
Technology companies dominated this year's Fortune 500 list released on Monday, with Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft, and IBM, among others, all in the top 50.
The ninth China Satellite Navigation Conference will be held in Harbin in northeast China's Helongjiang Province from May 23 to 25, according to China Satellite Navigation Office on Monday.
China's first aircraft independently developed by a private company, the Guanyi GA20, rolled off the production line in east China's Jiangxi Province, Monday.
The number of Chinese Internet-based learners has reached 144 million with the booming online education sector expected to grow over 20 percent a year, said a white paper by the Education Management of Information Center at the Ministry of Education.