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The augmented reality game Pokémon Go has swept the globe. Though the game isn’t officially out in China yet, hungry Chinese gamers are trying everything they can to play it

Thanks to his talent for music, after graduating from primary school in the Zhongguancun area of Beijing’s Haidian district, Peng Bo, 12, entered the junior high school affiliated to the nearby Beijing Haidian Teachers’ Training College. The school, close to his home and among the capital’s best, made Peng’s mother Yu Jie very satisfied indeed.

Wake Up, a Shanghai-based public organization, gives people a chance to experience a simulation of death. By guiding participants through the process from “cremation” to “reincarnation,” the ride provides “life education” that helps people reexamine their lives and confront their mortality

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Chinese scientists have ambitious plans to build a Very Large Hadron Collider, a massive particle accelerator that will exceed even the Swiss-based Large Hadron Collider. But while some hope to uncover the mysteries of the universe, others say the country can’t afford it

Chinese marathon coach Tao Shaoming has known both fame and controversy since his East African trainees started monopolizing Chinese races

Childhood is transforming in the touchscreen age. As smartphones and iPads permeate preschoolers’ lives, Chinese parents are becoming more and more wary of what digital technology might be doing to their children