China and India on track for world’s largest economies by 2030. US could lose first place as soon as next year

The United States will likely never be able to catch up with China.

China grows the first plants on the far side of the moon

The cotton sprouts, unfortunately, perished after a couple of days.

The rogue Chinese scientist who made the first gene-edited human babies could face death penalty

He Jiankui is currently confined to his home and under armed guard.

China spacecraft makes historic landing on the dark side of the moon

It’s the first mission to ever land on the far side of the moon.

China launches new rover aimed for the dark side of the moon

The natural satellite, not the 1973 album by Pink Floyd. Sadly.

Chinese scientists created the world’s first gene-edited babies

Against international best practices, researchers in China claim to have facilitated the birth of twin girls whose DNA had been altered with gene editing tools.

Chinese archaeologists discover evidence of skull surgery in ancient, sophisticated hospital

It’s an important finding, from one of China’s richest archaeological sites.

As China continues to reduce its emissions, scientists call for “cautious optimism”

It’s good news, just not *very* good news.

Reforestation efforts bring back hundreds of species to China

Plant a tree and species will come back to thee.

All countries in the world invited to join on the China Space Station

It should be ready by the mid-2020s.

China launches satellite, prepares for unprecedented landing on Dark Side of the Moon

“Come to the dark side” the Moon, presumably, told China. China decided to go.

China will grow flowers, potatoes, and silkworm on the dark side of the Moon

A Chinese garden on the Moon — it almost sounds too crazy to be true.

Wild yeast likely evolved in China, reveals genetic sequencing of over 1,000 strains

Their results point to East Asia (China) as the yeast’s area of origin.

Two men and two women spent 200 days in a virtual Chinese moon base. Here’s what happened

Preparations for the moon base are intensifying.

China overtakes U.S. as world’s biggest publisher of scientific papers

This looks like the good kind of competition.

Oil slicks continue to grow in the East China Sea after tanker sank in the area

It does not look good.

China deems blasting space junk with a laser station is feasible

It’s a super James Bond-esque idea.

China will grow potatoes on the dark side of the moon by the end of the year

A trifecta consisting of a lunar probe, lander, and rover will be deployed for this purpose.

Ancient tomb filled with stunning, pillaged bronze vessels, found in China

Ever seen a wine bottle shaped like a deer?

First all-electric cargo ship built in China will start its career drenched in irony

Cool achievement, ignoble task.