The Party Rules: China’s New Central Science and Technology Commission
By Charles Mok
The new commission is likely to follow the path of the Cyberspace Administration of China.
China’s Securitization of Genetic Research
By Patrick Beyrer
The largest block to Sino-global public health collaboration is China’s own legislative push against it.
Space and Technology Were Big Winners at China’s 20th Party Congress
By Namrata Goswami
China’s top leadership changes reflect the prioritization of space, science, and technology.
Europe’s Response to China’s Quest for Technology
By Ivana Karásková, Veronika Blablová, and Filip Šebok
The CCP has been funding scientific research across Europe, even in regions often dismissed as unimportant for China’s science and technology ambitions.
Chinese Alien-Hunting Telescope Now Open to Foreign Scientists
By Abhijnan Rej
However, to what extent American astronomers would be willing or able to use FAST remains unknown.
China’s Science Talent-Recruitment Program Draws Fresh Attention
By Abhijnan Rej
Beijing is trying to lure scientists as part of a covert technology-transfer plan. But why are so many of them falling for it?
How Wuhan Virologists Pegged Chloroquine as a Potential COVID-19 Cure
By Sribala Subramanian
In a paper published in February, before the disease even had a name, Chinese scientists noted an anti-malaria drug as a promising treatment.
Harvard’s Chemistry Department Chair Arrested for Lying About Ties to China’s Thousand Talents Program
By Bonnie Girard
Charles Lieber’s case ties into broader efforts by the U.S. government to force disclosures of ties with China-sponsored research programs.
Liu Yadong, Mr. Science, and China’s Shaky Modernity
By Trym Aleksander Eiterjord
The editor of a state-affiliated magazine laments the lack of “scientific spirit” in Chinese society.
Why Does a Top Scientist’s Move to US Strike a Nerve in China?
By DD Wu
A leading biologist of Tsinghua University took up professorship at Princeton and it triggered a national debate.
Innovation in China: More Than a Fast Follower?
By John Lee
When it comes to innovation, China still lags behind the West -- but it is catching up.
China Celebrates Its First Nobel Prize in the Sciences
By Shannon Tiezzi
The winner, Tu Youyou, fused herbal research and biochemistry to develop a new anti-malaria drug.