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Chinese cite ties to nature, parenting strategies, researcher independence and other factors to explain Japan’s 25 Nobel Prizes vs. China’s 3

2 weeks ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
n article from state media focused on differences in Japanese and Chinese handling of education and independent scientists to explain why Japan had won far more Nobel Prizes than China since 1949, while a writer on Weibo noted that China lost talented people to the Cultural Revolution and it hadn't had time to benefit from investing in research.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.