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Time to follow us, says Wang

“In the US and in the West, you have a certain way. For the last five hundred years, you have been leading the way with innovation. We are no longer interested in following.”

Wang Jian, president and co-founder of BGI, the genetics sequencing firm, answers questions in the New Yorker about research into the genetic basis for human intelligence, and the ethical concerns this raises for scientists. For more on BGI, read WiC195. We also recommend the article on the company in the New Yorker’s January 6, 2014 edition.


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