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...

China May Restrict Genetically Engineered Rice

China’s state council has drafted a proposal for a new law that would restrict, among other things, the research, production, and sale of genetically engineered rice. Monica Tan, the Beijing-based web editor of Greenpeace...

Is China Really Ready for Transgenic Rice?

From Caijing Magazine: Every summer, crop researcher Zhu Zhen flies eagerly from Beijing to Fujian Province, in southeast China, to care for his patch of pest-resistant, transgenic rice growing in an experimental field. This new...



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