China’s government was the source of funding for the first edit of human embryonic genes in 2015, and innovative use of the CRISPR-cas9 tool continues to happen largely in China. Additionally, while pluralities of Westerners view various technological enhancements to human biology to be “morally unacceptable” and risky, some evidence indicates the Chinese may be more open to such ideas.
China’s GDP grows 6.7 percent in the third quarter, hitting expectations but raising questions about 3 possible outcomes of a broader slowdown
China's economy grew 6.7 percent in the third quarter, a rate matching that of the first and second quarters and indicating a broader slowdown by historical standards. Experts see three potential outcomes to the end of the nation's years of blistering growth led by exports and investment: a debt-engendered financial crisis similar to the global one that occurred in 2008; a reinvigoration of the economy through government and private investment; and a long period of economic stagnation similar to what Japan experienced.
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