U.S. researchers said Tuesday they may have identified a way to convert "bad" white fat into "good" brown fat, offering hope of developing new ways to treat obesity.
E-cigarette study produces hazy results2017-08-23
A British study into smoking and e-cigarette use among UK teenagers has produced mixed results, prompting scientists to caution against altering policy decisions or public health advice until evidence becomes clearer.
Body altered by PM2.5, study finds2017-08-18
Chinese scientists have discovered that exposure to PM2.5 could significantly increase stress hormones in humans, as well as cause metabolic changes in blood glucose, amino acids and lipids.
China's "lefties" seek support on Left-Handers Day2017-08-14
Before entering the subway, Lin Pan swiped his transit card on the machine, only to have the gate next to him open -- a common nuisance he encounters as a left-hander.
Survey says Chinese are the world's most optimistic citizens2017-08-11
Chinese are the world's most optimistic people about the future of their country, says the monthly survey, "What Worries the World - July 2017," released by the global market research and consulting firm, Ipsos, on August 6, Guancha.cn reported.
Zika unlikely to be passed by kissing: study2017-08-02
Casual contact like kissing or sharing a fork or spoon is unlikely to pass a Zika virus infection, a new study said Tuesday.
Pet project turns into big business2017-07-26
China has adopted guidelines to boost innovation-fueled growth. The country will deepen reforms to enhance the level of entrepreneurship. This in turn will help increase employment and expand growth.
More graduates choosing to work in second-tier cities2017-07-24
After graduating from Tsinghua University this summer, Xu Yingqiang left Beijing to work for a chemical trading company in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan province.
Study shows hot weather makes people cranky2017-07-21
Do you feel it's easy to rage about something during the hot waves? Many people have suspected for a long time that if there is a causal relationship between heat and crankiness. A new psychological research result confirms that hot weathers do make people become cranky, according to a report published on Inc.com Thursday.
"Belt and Road" among top Chinese media buzzwords: report2017-07-19
"Mobike," "AlphaGo" and "emoji package" were among the most frequently used new words in Chinese media in 2016, according to a report released Tuesday.
Kissing bias could have wider implications for cognitive, neuroscience: study2017-07-18
An international research team suggests that humans are hardwired to favour leaning to the right while kissing their romantic partners, which may have wider implications for neuroscience and cognitive sciences.
Drinking coffee could lead to longer life: studies2017-07-11
People who drink coffee appear to live longer, two new studies published in the U.S. journal Annals of Internal Medicine said Monday, providing further confirmation on the health benefits of coffee consumption.
Chocolate sweetens life in rural county2017-06-21
With European-style architecture and a sweet smell in the air, Aficion Chocolate Town in east China's Zhejiang Province is by no means a traditional food production base.
One third of world's population overweight or obese: study2017-06-13
More than two billion children and adults, or one third of the world's population, are now overweight or obese, according to a new study released Monday.
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