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Discovery of new astronomical cataclysm offers answer to mystery dating back 13bn years

The phenomenon is believed to have produced heavier elements including zinc, uranium, europium and possibly gold.

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China reports success in curbing surge in some commodity prices: NDRC

China has achieved preliminary success in curbing a commodity price surge, the country's top economic planner said on Thursday, as market speculation has begun to cool

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Plague of ravenous, destructive mice tormenting Australians

At night, the floors of sheds vanish beneath carpets of scampering mice. Ceilings come alive with the sounds of scratching. One family blamed mice chewing electrical wi

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I can’t believe it’s not meat! Mycelium meat replacement company aims for summer launch of first products

Meati, a company turning mycelium (the structural fibers of fungi) into healthier meat replacements for consumers, is prepping for a big summer rollout.Co-founder Tyler Huggins expects to have the fir

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Deep-sea mining – the secret to a green planet or an ocean threat?

01:13 On March 30, four global companies announced they wouldn't use materials sourced from deep-sea mining in their products and supply chains or fund research into the practice.But d

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China's non-ferrous metal output up 4.6 percent

BEIJING, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- China's production of 10 major non-ferrous metals rose 4.6 percent year on year to 56.32 million tonnes in the first 11 months of 2020, official data showed. According to

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Feature: Chinese charitable NGO builds schools for children in Cambodia's far-flung areas

by Mao Pengfei, Nguon Sovan KRATIE, Cambodia, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) -- In a tiny, remote village, roughly 50 km east of Kratie provincial town, the villagers had never hoped that they would have a nice co

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