Category Archives: Science & Technology

Diabetes Drug May Help Treat Breast Cancer: Chinese Researchers

BEIJING (China) (APP): Researchers in China have discovered that a drug used to treat diabetes could be effective against a form of deadly breast cancer. More than 70,000 people die from breast cancer in China every year, according to the national cancer center. Triple-negative breast cancer

Chinese Mobile App Economy Growing On Fast Track

BEIJING, (APP/Xinhua): China’s booming mobile app market continues to expand with rising smart device penetration and mobilization of more traditional businesses, according to a leading industry observer. “China’s app economy is accelerating in growth, putting it within striking distance of Japan and the United States,” Bertrand Schmitt,

Chinese Scientists Create Four Synthetic Yeast Chromosomes

BEIJING, (APP/Xinhua): Chinese scientists have assembled four synthetic yeast chromosomes, making China the second country capable of designing and building eukaryotic genomes. The findings were published in Friday’s edition of journal Science, marking a step closer to building synthetic life. In the study, researchers with Tianjin University,

KP Govt Launches Fully Automated Online System

PESHAWAR (APP): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has formally launched fully automated/online system in all four Town Municipal Administration of Peshawar. The system has been put in place under a project of Provincial Information Technology Department entitled “E-Enablement of Municipalities” — a two year project with

China Is Making A New-Generation Manned Spaceship

China is making a new-generation manned spaceship which rivals that of world-leading space powers. Zhang Bainan, a spaceship engineer with China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp said China is working on a new manned spaceship that can fly both in low earth orbit, as well

China To Launch Space Station Core Module In 2018

BEIJING, (APP/Xinhua): China will launch a space station core module in 2018 as the first step in completing the country’s first space outpost, a senior engineer with China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC) on Thursday said. The core module of the space station, named “Tianhe-1”

Pakistani IT Developers Hitting To International Markets

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Pakistan based IT companies are making their way towards international markets through their mobile applications and gaming apps. Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) is determined to support all such IT companies for creating constructive and conceptual mobile games. According to PSEB, there was dire need to promote

China’s Information Technology Industry Grows Fast

BEIJING, (APP/Xinhua): The output of China’s information technology industry expanded 10 percent year on year in 2016, thanks to strong performance of smart phones, routers and LCD panels, an official said Tuesday. The growth rate was 4 percentage points higher than the rate of overall industrial

Livestock Technology Park To Be Set Up At Pattoki

LAHORE, (APP): A `Livestock Technology Park’ will be set up under the Public Sector Development Programme at Pattoki. The University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore has planned the park at its Ravi Campus Pattoki, this was informed at a consultative meeting of UVAS here on Friday. Vice

Paris Experiments With Driverless Buses

Paris began its first experiment with driverless buses on Monday, with city officials saying they were eager to prepare for the coming “revolution” of autonomous vehicles. Two box-shaped electric vehicles capable of carrying around 10 people have been deployed — within the safety of a