Tag: CHINA

Chinese Geneticist “Feels Proud” of Baby-Gene Editing

A Chinese scientist at the centre of a controversy over what he claims are the world’s first genetically edited children said on Wednesday he is proud of his work and revealed that another volunteer is pregnant as part of the research. He Jiankui, an associate professor at Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, […]

What India can learn from China’s rise in higher education

The award of the prestigious Fields medal to a Stanford University mathematician of Indian origin, Akshay Venkatesh, four years after Manjul Bhargava won the coveted award has once again led to the familiar lament about India’s lack of academic talent and its scarcity of world-class institutions. Shortly after gaining independence, India saw the birth of […]