Scientists have shown that water is likely to be a major component of planets orbiting other stars that are between two to four times the size of Earth.
Chinese researchers have successfully completed the first test of the propulsion system for the experiment module of the country's planned space station.
A joint research effort by Australia and China has opened the door for far more advanced imaging methods by shattering the previous limits of possible optical detection depth.
Designer clothes, expensive watches and luxury cars that convey high status might actually deter new friends as people usually want to be friends with ones of more modest means, a new study of the University of Michigan (UM) shows.
Chinese researchers have developed the world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics that are mechanically robust and can have complex shapes, offering broad potential applications in telecommunications, electronics and even space exploration.
The number of marine heatwave days has roughly doubled between 1982 and 2016 and will further increase as the planet warms, a recent study has found.
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