A Chinese scientist received a prestigious US award over the weekend for the discovery of artemisinin, a drug therapy for malaria that has saved millions of lives across the globe, especially in the developing world.
It doesn't take a celebrity to attract half a million followers on a micro blog.
Looking like another blazing sun, Guo Jianhua stands in his fiery red uniform under the scorching sun to measure the sea level of a road near Urumqi county, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.
A symposium was held on Wednesday to commemorate the 100th birthday of the late Kang Keqing, a veteran revolutionary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and leader of China's women's movement.
Liang Wengen, the founder and president of Sany Group, has topped Hurun China rich list for 2011 with $10.8 billion in assets from his heavy machinery firm.
Hua Luogeng (1910-1985) was a famous Chinese mathematician, an academician of China Academy of Sciences and the founder and pioneer of many fields in new China's mathematics research.
For over 30 years, they've dedicated themselves to a small rural clinic and have treated hundreds of patients in this village.
Lin Boqu (1886-1960), with the given name Zuhan and an extra title Suiyuan, was born in Shuijing, Linli County, Hunan province.
Being an orphan who lost both legs hasn't stopped Xu Yuehua from having a room full of her own children.
Three years after his sudden withdrawal from the Beijing Olympic Games, China's star hurdler Liu Xiang regained honor after dramatically taking silver at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu Monday.