A new screening model for the type of cancer that killed Apple co-founder Steve Jobs could help save thousands of lives.
Beijing and Shanghai once again rank in top five for high-quality research according to annual Nature Index, while nearly 30 other Chinese cities jump up the list, with up-and-comer Hefei beating London and Los Angeles and Guangzhou surpassing Paris.
Team of medical and chemistry researchers say they uncovered molecule called dienediamine that will aid global food security.
China Telecom Quantum Group debuts a new device for Huawei’s Mate 60 Pro that it says can prevent eavesdropping.
The number of Chinese students going to the US is dropping. Will it have consequences for American industry?
With US$3.8 million over 15 years for the best 10 per cent of young researchers, updated scheme will ‘cultivate leading talent’.
Researchers find protein at ‘toxic’ levels surrounding motor neurons of older monkeys and test whether vitamin C really makes a difference.
Chinese politics expert goes viral by claiming ancient Greek’s legacy not supported by written record. While most scholars disagree, the comments reflect a trend among nationalist intellectuals calling for a less Western-centric version of history.
‘Grievously saddened’ science community remembers former premier’s unwavering support for basic research as a driver of national growth.
Chinese scientists reveal fatalities were reduced to zero after testing of potential vaccine.
China’s president unveils a vision for the infrastructure strategy that could help other countries overcome Western restrictions.
The ‘spaceborne optical switching technology’ was tested in August when it was sent into orbit by China’s Y7 carrier rocket.
Paper says JiuZhang 3 is a million times faster than its predecessor and light years ahead of the world’s fastest supercomputer.
More students are opting to stay home, and not pursue further studies at international universities.
Yin Hejun takes over as party secretary from Wang Zhigang, who remains the minister.
Shi Zhengli and colleagues at the Wuhan Institute of Virology warn in a paper that there are 20 ‘highly risky’ coronavirus species.
Scientists pinpoint a biological pathway used by a common antidepressant and learn how to eliminate its notorious side effects.
China’s total research and development expenditures rose more than 10% last year, but the average funding for scientists declined.
The stem cell-based bio-artificial liver has been approved for clinical trials to help liver patients remove toxins from their blood.
Nine people arrested in Gansu over illegal dig and 400kg of fossils confiscated after group allegedly targeted area lacking communication and easy access, say local authorities.
An agency whistle-blower claims CIA personnel were offered incentives to change their mind on the origin of the virus.
Tongji Hai-1 multi-tiered stereoscopic tower base observation platform is reported to be the world’s most advanced observation tower for comprehensive scientific research.
Identification of key data ‘cannot lean on human power forever’, scientist commissioned by Beijing to formulate data security policy says.
As part of Beijing’s self-reliance push, talent agencies are keeping out of the spotlight in search for scientists.
‘Bottleneck’ event revealed FitCoal model represents ‘milestone’ in the study of human evolution, co-author of paper published in latest issue of Science says.
Campaign will be the biggest corruption crackdown in history of Chinese healthcare sector but experts are still unsure if it will bring tangible change.
Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg told staff it has stopped taking researchers funded by the state-run China Scholarship Council.
Researchers in Canada and Italy have come up with a new way of visualising particles in real time.
The country’s coronavirus infections rebound, mirroring global trend, while immunity-evading EG.5 variant gains dominance, but experts say risk of severe illness and death remains low.