Michelle Winglee writes on topics related to China’s environment, agriculture, and energy. She previously worked as a Research Assistant at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace before embarking on a year-long Mandarin fellowship in Taipei and Beijing. She now works for the Office of China Affairs at the University of Maryland. You can follow her @MichelleWinglee.
Gene-edited babies, CRISPR, and China’s changing ethical landscape
This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy chat with Christina Larson, a science and technology reporter for the Associated Press, about a major story that her team broke: the Chinese scientist Hè Jiànkuí 贺建奎 announcement that he had edited the genes of embryos conceived in vitro, and that twin girls had been born, making them […]
A worker waters the flowers and plants in front of the local government building in Qingdao, Shandong Province, on the October 1 National Day. In the background, the Chinese propaganda characters can be translated as “[Xi Jinping] Thought on Socialism With Chinese Characteristics for a New Era” and “Striving for the Great Rejuvenation of the Chinese Dream.”