Chinese people clearly love to read. Unlike in other parts of the world, where many publishers are tearing their hair out, sales of both printed and electronic books continued to rise last year.
The reason we might break eye contact during conversation2016-12-28
People occasionally break eye contact during conversations because searching for the right words to say while focusing on a person's face becomes too much for the brain to handle, according to a recent cognitive study.
Diabetes, heart disease, back pain dominate U.S. health care spending: study2016-12-28
Just 20 conditions make up more than half of all spending on health care in the United States, a new study that examined spending by diseases and injuries said on Tuesday.
Beijing still graduates top choice2016-12-22
Despite the choking smog, Beijing is still the number one choice for graduate job seekers based on its"soft environment", according to a report published Tuesday.
24 Solar Terms: 9 things you may not know about Winter Solstice2016-12-21
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Winter Solstice, the 22nd solar term of the year, begins this year on Dec 21 and ends on Jan 4.
Travelers flee smog in quest for clear skies2016-12-20
A traffic officer directs a driver at a toll station in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, on Monday after the freeway linking Beijing and Hong Kong was partially closed due to heavy smog.
Stuck in an open floor office? Here are tips to enhance productivity2016-12-08
Have trouble concentrating in an open floor office?That's because you are distracted by the noise in the office or because you are constantly eavesdropping on your coworkers.
Optimism may help people live longer: study2016-12-08
People who have an optimistic view on life are more likely to live longer, a said Wednesday.
New mobile app assists doctors in evaluating lung cancer risks2016-12-07
Cancer Research UK on Tuesday launched a new smart phone app designed to help doctors assess lung cancer risk in patients with pulmonary nodules.
38 mln people living with HIV worldiwde: UNAIDS report2016-11-22
There were about 38 million people living with HIV worldwide in 2015, according to a UNAIDS report launched in Namibia's capital Windhoek Monday.
Hidden books on Chinese subways met with mixed response2016-11-17
Lucky subway and taxi passengers in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai might stumble upon a hidden book during their commutes.
More LGBT plan to reveal sexuality2016-11-15
A growing number of gay men and lesbians on the Chinese mainland plan to come out within five years, according to a survey released by WorkForLGBT, a nonprofit business network that advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
How video of 'mini Jack Ma' changed poor boy's life2016-11-15
The similarities of facial appearances and expressions with internet tycoon Jack Ma have changed the life of a poor child in East China's Jiangsu province after his photos and videos went viral.
未标题-1副本副本副本副本.jpg U.S. smoking hits new low but still linked to 40 percent of cancer cases2016-11-13
U.S. smoking hits new low but still linked to 40 percent of cancer cases
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