China says closely tracking rocket debris hurtling towards Earth | Space News

China says closely tracking rocket debris hurtling towards Earth |  Space News

Beijing says uncontrolled re-entry of rocket debris poses little risk to anyone on the ground. Remnants of a large Chinese rocket are expected to streak through the atmosphere this weekend in an uncontrolled re-entry that Beijing says it is closely tracking but poses little risk to anyone on Earth. The Long March 5B rocket blasted … Read more

Footprints of the world’s largest dinosaur species that lived 100 million years ago found in China

The footprints belong to two sauropods with the largest measuring 26 feet in length.  The dinosaurs walked the Earth 100 million years ago

Gigantic footprints of the world’s largest dinosaur species, a sauropod, which roamed the Earth 100 million years ago have been uncovered in the courtyard of a restaurant in China. Sauropods are distinguished by their massive size, they could grow up to 50 feet long, and their long necks and tails. The famous brontosaurus is part … Read more

DNA from unearthed fossils in southern China suggest Native Americans have East Asian roots

Researchers for the first time successfully sequenced the genome of fossils from the Late Pleistocene.  Pictured above is a lateral view of the unearthed skull from Red Deer Cave

DNA from fossils unearthed in southern China dating back 14,000 years suggests Native Americans have East Asian roots Fossils found in China demonstrate that Native Americans may have had genetic roots in East Asia The data will help us understand ‘how humans change their physical appearance by adapting to local environments over time,’ study co-author … Read more

DNA from unearthed fossils in southern China suggest Native Americans have East Asian roots

Researchers for the first time successfully sequenced the genome of fossils from the Late Pleistocene.  Pictured above is a lateral view of the unearthed skull from Red Deer Cave

DNA from fossils unearthed in southern China dating back 14,000 years suggests Native Americans have East Asian roots Fossils found in China demonstrate that Native Americans may have had genetic roots in East Asia The data will help us understand ‘how humans change their physical appearance by adapting to local environments over time,’ study co-author … Read more

Dinosaur with oldest EVER ‘belly button’ seen in 125-million-year-old fossil from China

A 3D reconstruction of a reclining Psittacosaurus showing the long umbilical scar surrounded by distinctive scales that was identified by study team

Dinosaur with oldest EVER ‘belly button’ where yolk sacs from eggs were attached is discovered in 125-million-year-old fossil from China Paleontologists set a record for the oldest belly button ever found in reptiles and mammals Researchers used laser imaging technology to reveal the details The 125-million-year-old fossil was found in China two decades ago By … Read more

China’s steel mill owners are in a bad mood as demand takes a hit

China's steel mill owners are in a bad mood as demand takes a hit

Steel mill owners in parts of China are in a bad mood, Beijing-based commodities consultant Simon Wu said. Steel inventories are slowly piling up in the warehouses of the country’s biggest steelmaking hub, the northeastern city of Tangshan, as well as in the provinces of Jiangsu and Shandong, mill owners told Wu, a senior consultant … Read more

Diablo Immortal: NetEase delays release in China

Diablo Immortal: NetEase delays release in China

London/Beijing CNN Business — NetEase appears to be in hot water. The Chinese gaming company delayed the launch of a widely anticipated video game in mainland China this week after one of its social media accounts was blocked for allegedly making a politically sensitive comment. “Diablo Immortal,” which was slated to be released on Thursday, … Read more

Leaked audio from TikTok meetings revealed China accessed US user data: report

Leaked audio from TikTok meetings revealed China accessed US user data: report

Fears that China could snoop on TikTok users were confirmed in leaked recordings from internal meetings held by the social media app’s parent company, according to a bombshell report Friday. The recordings revealed that China-based employees of ByteDance repeatedly accessed data tied to US users — raising fresh concerns about TikTok, which once faced a … Read more

Adam Silver NBA lost ‘hundreds of millions’ due to China fallout

Adam Silver NBA lost 'hundreds of millions' due to China fallout

NBA commissioner Adam Silver told reporters this week that China’s response to former Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey expressing his support for anti-government Hong Kong protesters in 2019 cost the league hundreds of millions of dollars. Morey, who is now general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, tweeted in October 2019 an image that read, … Read more

Self-driving car companies’ first step to making money isn’t robotaxis

Self-driving car companies' first step to making money isn't robotaxis

A WeRide robotaxi with health supplies heads to Liwan district on June 4, 2021, in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou. Southern Metropolis Daily | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING — While governments may be wary of driverless cars, people want to buy the technology, and companies want to cash in. It’s a … Read more