Pointing to the profound changes brought by sci-tech advancement to people's lifestyles and the world's military development, Xi said, "We must have a greater sense of urgency to push for sci-tech innovation and advancement with greater determination and efforts."
There will be stricter security to protect the exhibition following an incident at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia in December in which a Delaware man admitted to breaking off the thumb of one of the statues as a souvenir.
President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the closing meeting of the country's top legislative session in Beijing on Tuesday. Here are the highlights.
The report also found that about 60 percent of pilots are 24 to 32 years old, and more than 95 percent are male.
The number of civilian pilots certified to operate unmanned aerial vehicles－known as UAVs or drones－and training centers has soared over the past four years, according to an industry report released on Wednesday.
The Chinese archaeologists made one of their biggest breakthroughs during a 2011 excavation of Fuyan Cave in Hunan province, where they found 47 teeth belonging to modern humans. The teeth were buried underneath stalagmites that were found to be least 80,000 years old, suggesting the fossils were older.