Health officials have found cancer-causing asbestos fibers in a range of children's crayons which are available online in Australia. Many of the crayons feature popular fantasy characters including Mickey Mouse, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Power Rangers.
A newborn girl in China was born "pregnant" with twins, due to an extremely rare condition known as fetus in fetu. It's estimated that this has only happened about 200 times in the history of documentation or less than 1 in 500,000 births.
Paleontologists have uncovered a new, large species of long-necked dinosaur after examining a skeleton unearthed in China. The new dinosaur, which lived about 160 million years ago, is being called Qijianglong, which means "dragon of Qijiang."
The Chinese space program has hit a new milestone. A Chinese spacecraft service module has entered orbit around the moon.
The H10N8 strain of bird flu has resulted in the death of an elderly Chinese woman. Although she died on Dec. 9, it wasn't until now that the cause behind her death was revealed.
The Jehol Biota, a trove of fossils located in northeast China, is home to one of the world's richest fossil beds. Now, new data has shown that the formation of these fossils occurred due to a volcanic eruption.
Chinese protectionism in the digital media sphere has created a major underdiscussed trade gap between China and the United States, and the U.S. government must place more pressure on the Chinese government to open up the nation’s media to foreign competition, according to a new paper from Rice Un...
A famous picture in the English edition of Newton’s “Principia” shows cannon balls being fired from the top of a mountain. If they go fast enough, their trajectory curves downward no more steeply than the Earth curves away underneath it – they go into orbit. This picture is still the neatest...
MIT historian's new book studies cross-cultural Asian-American families since the 19th century.