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China clones gene-edited monkeys to aid disorder research

Chinese scientists announced Thursday (Jan 24) they had cloned five monkeys from a single animal that was genetically...

How a Rogue Chinese Experiment Might Affect Gene-Based Therapies in India

  The gene-editing tool CRISPR Cas9 became a talking point among biologists after He Jiankui, a Chinese researcher, announced he had edited the genomes of...

China’s new antenna is five times the size of New York City, but some...

  China has built a giant experimental radio antenna on a piece of land almost five times the size of New York City, according to...

Prominent artists banned last-minute by Chinese art and tech show

  Several contemporary artists tackling the social implications of technology have been banned by censors from China's upcoming Guangzhou Triennial. One of them was Heather Dewey-Hagborg,...

China’s Chang’e-4 Launches on Mission to the Moon’s Far Side

  China is aiming to go where no one has gone before: the far side of the moon. A rocket carrying the Chang’e-4 lunar lander blasted...

China’s ancient ‘pyramids’ reveal their stunning secrets

  A researcher has uncovered fascinating new details about the construction of ancient “pyramids” in China. There are over 40 “pyramid” mausoleums in China, which are...

Where Is He Jiankui? Chinese Scientist Who Gene-Edited Babies Reportedly Missing

  Chinese scientist He Jiankui, who triggered a firestorm of controversy last week when he claimed to have produced the world’s first gene-edited babies, is...

China sets out for the far side of the moon

  China's ambitious program of lunar exploration is about to attempt a spacefaring first: On 8 December it will launch a probe intended to land...

‘Extremely abominable’: Chinese gene-editing scientist faces law

  China has suspended He Jiankui - the scientist who claims to have produced the world's first gene-edited babies. He now looks set to face punishment...

Can China really manipulate the weather with rockets and satellites?

  The $19 million Tianhe Project — which translates into Sky River — is the world's largest artificial rain experiment, which aims to divert excess...