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For Science, Mara Hvistendahl recounts the experiences of theoretical physicist Ulf Leonhardt, who was contracted to spend three months a year at the Centre for Optical and Electromagnetic...

Human Rights Groups Urge Obama to Pressure Beijing

A joint letter from nine organizations urges President Barack Obama to publicly emphasize human rights during his impending visit Beijing. The groups call specifically for the...

China’s Cyberspace Minister Accuses U.S. of Hacking...

Aside from defending China’s right to block foreign websites, top Internet regulator Lu Wei struck back against hacking accusations at a news conference on Thursday. 80 per...

Minitrue: Lu Wei Denies ‘Closing’ Foreign Websites...

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect...

Relaxed One-Child Policy Fails to Trigger Baby Boom...

The “one-child policy,” originally implemented to address the social, economic, and environmental problems facing China’s massive population, has...

The Unlikely Success of Harold Fry’s Pilgrimage...

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce, was first published in 2012 to widespread acclaim. The book has since attracted a large audience both in mainland China and...