For high-energy physicists, the neutrino is one of the most fascinating subatomic particles. Its name is self-explanatory, to some extent: the particle is neutral and part of a "trinity" that consists of the electron, muon and tau neutrinos, which can transform themselves into each other under certain circumstances.
Beijing residents got a brief respite from a spate of smog on Sunday morning, when the chilly air went from hazardous to good. But the pollution will come back stronger on Monday and engulf the capital and its southern neighbors again for three days, the national weather authority said.
China's central bank is seeking new methods to strengthen financial support in the Tibet autonomous region, aiming to accelerate regional economic development and lift local residents out of poverty in the next five years.
The owner of a gypsum mine that collapsed on Friday in Shandong province drowned early on Sunday morning in an apparent suicide while assisting rescue teams attempting to extract the 17 miners still trapped underground.
Government of East China's Shandong province has ordered gypsum mines to suspend operations for safety checks on Sunday, after a gypsum mine collapsed on Friday with one person known to have died and another 17 still trapped.
The high-speed railway linking Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, with Xining, capital of Qinghai province, and Lanzhou, capital of Gansu province, has carried more than 4.5 million people in the first year of its operation, the regional authorities announced on Sunday.
A total of 870 million cubic meters of water from the south-to-north water diversion project have been delivered to Beijing as of Sunday, one year after the project went on-stream, municipal authorities announced on Sunday.