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Chinese Genome-Sequencer Leads Autism Research

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...

Shenzhen Genetics Firm Aims for Brighter Babies

‘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....

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...

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