The first 3-D preserved eggs of an ancient reptile unearthed in China shed light on the lifestyle and social patterns of pterosaurs, flying reptiles that lived over 100 million years ago during the time of the dinosaurs.
Chinese officials launched a project two years ago that is literally flattening mountains to make room for a new urban district. However, environmental experts in China are now questioning the wisdom of this endeavor, as it may threaten both China's ecology and economy.
China has declared that it will be making significant cuts to its greenhouse gas emissions, following the United States' pledge to slash carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions namely from coal power plants by 2030.
Following the mid-flight failure of a Russian Proton rocket, which appeared to break up during its third stage of flight on Friday, there have been several conflicting reports from various countries as to whether or not debris from the rocket reached the Earth's surface.
Chinese carmakers are luring in customers amidst a smog-infested nation with their new air purifiers, South China Morning Post reported.
Amid battles for territory and threats of ivory-hungry poachers, wild elephants in China are struggling to find a safe haven, The New York Times reported.
China announced plans Monday to launch a manned spacecraft Tuesday evening Beijing Time, according to the Xinhua, the official press agency of the nation’s government.
Even as Chinese officials appear to have brought the outbreak of the latest strain of bird flu known as H7N9 under control, experts are warning that virus appears to be mutating.
The H7N9 bird flu strain has already infected 91 people in China and killed 17, according to local media reports, and researchers are still investigating the potential source of the virus.
China's state-run news agency Xinhua confirmed Saturday that a 7-year-old girl admitted into a hospital in Beijing tested positive for the avian flu virus H7N9.
Authorities in Shanghai on Thursday closed a live poultry trading zone in an agricultural products market and have began slaughtering all birds there in response to the recent H7N9 bird flu scare, according to Xinhua news.
The FBI recently arrested a NASA employee suspected of smuggling confidential military secrets and rocket technology into China.
After years of hiding it under the bed, China is approaching the issue of cancer villages.
Researchers have discovered three new species of cockroaches belonging to the Pseudophoraspism genus in China