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South America is embracing Beijing’s science silk road

Source: NatureEven before Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled the monumental trade plan now known as the Belt and Road Initiative to the rest of the world, he was already selling elements of it to...

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Controversial CRISPR baby experiment may have resulted in brain enhancements

Source: Digital TrendsChina’s CRISPR baby saga continues to rage on. After the birth of gene-edited twins in China last year, and the reported pregnancy of a second woman, the world’s scientific...

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‘Gene-edited babies’ is one of the most censored topics on Chinese social media

Source: NatureThe controversial topic of the first babies born from gene-edited embryos was one of the most censored on Chinese social media last year, according to researchers at the University of...

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Argentina/China companies link up to launch satellites for an Earth-observation constellation

Source: MercoSurAn international space venture called Satellogic says it will have 90 satellites launched by a Chinese company to create an Earth-observing constellation. The first launch by the China...

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CRISPR-baby scientist fails to satisfy critics

Source: NatureHe Jiankui, a Chinese scientist who claims he helped to produce the first people born with edited genomes — twin baby girls — appeared today at a gene-editing summit in Hong Kong to...

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Genome-edited baby claim provokes international outcry

Source: NatureA Chinese scientist claims that he has helped make the world's first genome-edited babies — twin girls named Lulu and Nana, who were born this month. The announcement has provoked shock,...

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El déficit comercial de EE.UU.

Fuente: ENDI/Juan LaraEn una columna publicada ayer, lunes, el colega y amigo José Alameda hizo una excelente exposición de los riesgos de la política arancelaria del presidente Trump, que va...

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El navegador 100% chino es en realidad una copia de Chrome de Google

Fuente: El PaisChina está obsesionada con el desarrollo íntegramente local de diferentes tecnologías. Da igual que sean trenes de alta velocidad, aviones de pasajeros, procesadores, o navegadores de...

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US–Chinese trade war puts scientists in the cross hairs

Source: NatureScientific research in the United States could become collateral damage in the country’s escalating trade dispute with China. Both countries went head-to-head in mid-June over tariffs on...

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Chinese space station remains dumps into the South Pacific

Source: MercoPressChina's Tiangong-1 space station re-entered the earth’s atmosphere and burnt up over the middle of the South Pacific on Monday, the Chinese space authority said. The craft re-entered...

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Chinese Citizens With Bad 'Social Credit' to Be Blocked From Taking Planes and Trains

Source: GizmodoChina’s terrifying “social credit” system isn’t planned to be fully implemented until 2020, but we’re already seeing facets of it being put in place. In May, people who have committed...

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Apple Moves iCloud Data and Encryption Keys for Chinese Users to China

Source: Hacker NewsApple has finally agreed to open a new Chinese data center next month to comply with the country's latest controversial data protection law.Apple will now move the cryptographic...

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A Study Showing the Dangers of Hot Tea Reveals How Complex Cancer Risks Can Be

Source: GizmodoThere are few better things on a blustery cold day than a spot of hot tea. But a new study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that some people’s tea habits—in...

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A Chinese Empire Reborn

Source: New York TimesI am the son of two empires, the United States and China. I was born in and raised around Washington in the Nixon-to-Reagan era, but my parents grew up in villages in southern...

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Chinese Man Gets 5-Year Prison for Running VPN

Source: Hacker NewsWhile continuing its crackdown on services that help Chinese citizens to bypass Great Firewall, Chinese authorities have sentenced a man to five-and-a-half years in prison for...

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Chinese Man Jailed For Selling VPNs that Bypass Great Firewall

Source: Hacker NewsIn an effort to continue its crackdown on VPNs, Chinese authorities have arrested a 26-year-old man for selling VPN software on the Internet.China's Supreme Court has sentenced Deng...

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Apple removes VPN Apps from the China App Store

Source: Hacker NewsIn order to comply with Chinese censorship law, Apple has started removing all virtual private network (VPN) apps from the App Store in China, making it harder for internet users to...

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Audrey Tang, la ministra hacker que ha revolucionado Taiwan

Fuente: El Pais No hay muchos superdotados en la política. Esto no es una afirmación prejuiciosa, sino una evidencia estadística. Los superdotados -o con “altas capacidades intelectuales”,...

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Estudiantes aprenderán mandarín en las escuelas públicas

Fuente: NoticelEn las escuelas públicas primarias y secundarias se dará clases de mandarín, como parte del Plan de Desarrollo Económico, dijo el miércoles el secretario de Desarrollo Económico y...

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China's quantum satellite clears major hurdle on way to ultrasecure communications

Source: NatureJust months into its mission, the world’s first quantum-communications satellite has achieved one of its most ambitious goals.Researchers report in Science1 that, by beaming photons...

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China expands DNA data grab in troubled western region

Source: NaturePolice in the northwestern region of Xinjiang, China, have been collecting DNA samples from citizens and are now ramping up their capacity to analyse that genetic cache, according to...

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