The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
Apr 8, 2013
At Economic Observer, Nick Compton assesses the fruits of a two-year partnership between BGI-Shenzhen and American advocacy group Autism Speaks. Early results suggest that genes may contribute to around half of all cases of...
Mar 17, 2013
‘China’s Bio-Google’ BGI-Shenzhen has attracted increasing attention in recent months, not least for its work with American psychologist Robert Plomin on tracing the genetic causes of exceptional intelligence....
Feb 17, 2013
At The Wall Street Journal, Gautam Naik details one of Chinese gene-sequencing firm BGI’s current projects: a search for the genetic roots of exceptional intelligence, conducted together with Robert Plomin at King’s...
Feb 15, 2013
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...
Nov 1, 2005
From the New York Times: Geneticists have identified a major lineage of Y chromosomes in populations of northern China that they believe may mark the bearers as descendants of one of the Manchu conquerors who founded the Qing dynasty and ruled China from 1644 to 1911. Because the founder of the lineage lived some 500 […]
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