Chinese scientists

Aromas help tea plants resist cold weather: Study

Cold weather is an environmental stress factor that can limit the distribution, survival and growth of various plants.

Jan 05, 2020, 19:57 PM IST

Fossil study identifies 200 million-year-old insect colour

An international team led by Chinese scientists has revealed the wing colour of a 200 million-year-old insect via fossil scales.

Apr 12, 2018, 10:35 AM IST

Novel method to generate stem cells developed

Chinese scientists have developed a novel method by mixing two chemicals that help generate stem cells which can self-renew or multiply while maintaining the potential to develop into other types of cells and be used to treat a wide range of ailments.

Apr 09, 2018, 10:13 AM IST

Chinese scientists begin 49th ocean expedition

The ship left Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang province, carrying more than 200 personnel for a 250-day trip that will sail over 25,000 nautical miles, Xinhua news agency reported.

Dec 06, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

Chinese scientists identify genetic pathway in ageing

The more active the coding gene and stronger the receptor gene, the more rapid ageing occurs, according to the team from the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Neuroscience.

Nov 10, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

Pigs with a 'thinner' body created by Chinese scientists

Using the gene-editing technology CRISPR, these pigs have 24 percent less body fat than normal pigs.

Oct 26, 2017, 09:04 AM IST

Chinese scientist and founding father of world's largest radio telescope passes away at 72

Nan was diagnosed with lung cancer before FAST was put into use in September 2016, and he continued his duties despite his illness.

Sep 17, 2017, 18:10 PM IST

Quantum breakthrough? Chinese scientists beam back 'entangled' photons from space

Quantum entanglement, which Einstein referred to as "a spooky action at a distance," is a curious phenomenon in which particles are "linked" together in such a way that they affect one another regardless of distance. 

Jun 16, 2017, 11:12 AM IST

Chinese scientists discover 1,445 new viruses

The research was led by a team of scientists at the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with the findings published online in the journal Nature Thursday.

Nov 25, 2016, 08:52 AM IST

Chinese scientists discover molecule to repair organs

Chinese scientists have discovered a small molecule that can regenerate tissue, which in the future could potentially eliminate transplants of some organs.

Aug 21, 2016, 00:26 AM IST

Chinese scientists discover world's longest insect

Experts say that the length of the insect is 62.4 centimetres, which happens to beat the previous record holder which was 56.7 cm long.

May 05, 2016, 21:14 PM IST

Chinese scientists in a first develop mammal embryos in space

The SJ-10 research probe, launched on April 6, carried over 6,000 mouse embryos in a self-sufficient chamber the size of a microwave oven, Duan Enkui, a researcher with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said.

Apr 17, 2016, 23:23 PM IST

Zika virus decoded by scientists in China!

China confirmed its first case of imported Zika virus on February 9 this year.

Mar 02, 2016, 17:35 PM IST

Scientists identify 'fear switch' neurons in mice

Chinese scientists have discovered two types of neurons that can arouse or suppress innate fear induced by odour, a development that could benefit therapy for fear-related disorders.

Jan 05, 2016, 16:08 PM IST

China 'clone factory' scientist eyes human replication

Boyalife Group and its partners are building the giant plant in the northern Chinese port of Tianjin, where it is due to go into production within the next seven months and aims for an output of one million cloned cows a year by 2020.

Dec 01, 2015, 21:18 PM IST

Chinese scientists discover 'super-material'

 Chinese scientists have discovered a "super material" that is as light as a balloon yet strong as metal, the media reported on Sunday.

Sep 27, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

Mind-controlled car developed by scientists

No need to hold the steering wheel or step on the gas, Chinese scientists have now created a car that you can control with nothing more than brainpower.

Jul 16, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

China researchers plan Mars mission 'around 2020': State media

Chinese scientists are planning to launch a Mars rover "around 2020", state media reported today, as the country pours billions into its space programme and works to catch up with the US and Europe.

Nov 18, 2014, 19:34 PM IST

Chinese scientists discovered cancer-killing virus

Chinese scientists have discovered a virus known as M1 that could kill cancer cells without harming normal cells, giving hope for future research and development of cancer therapies.

Oct 15, 2014, 00:22 AM IST

New tool to rate quality of Wikipedia entries

Computer scientists in China have devised a software algorithm that can automatically check a particular entry on Wikipedia and rank it according to quality.

Aug 10, 2014, 14:44 PM IST