DNA data bank

ASPI: Inside China’s Nationwide DNA Collection Program

In 2017, experts began to warn that controversial DNA collection campaigns resembling ones targeting ethnic minorities in sensitive regions like Xinjiang and Tibet could be expected nationwide as Beijing expanded its use of...

Inside China’s Genome Factory

At MIT Technology Review, Christina Larson profiles the world’s most prolific DNA sequencer, BGI-Shenzhen, which has unravelled the genomes of the rice plant and the giant panda, contributed to the international Human...

DNA Databank to Trace Kidnapped Kids

China has set up a DNA databank as a measure to help recover trafficked children. From Cao Li of China Daily: A nationwide DNA databank has been launched to help authorities identify abducted children and return them to their...

China prepares DNA data bank

From the Xinhuanet: “China is preparing its first DNA databank to help police track down criminals such as rapists and murderers, China Radio International reported on Saturday. The Beijing Morning Post reported Friday that the plan was revealed at an international seminar on the use of DNA as legal evidence. An expert said that in […]



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