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Chinese scientist reveals second gene-altered pregnancy under way

Asia Pacific Nov 28, 2018

Chinese scientist reveals second gene-altered pregnancy under way

The Chinese researcher who claims to have created the world's first genetically-altered babies revealed a possible second pregnancy had resulted from his project, highlighting the dilemmas facing China's leaders as they attempt to control a nascent industry racing to dominate genomics research globally. He Jiankui ...

With an eye on China, EU agrees on investment screening rules

Business Nov 21, 2018

With an eye on China, EU agrees on investment screening rules

The European Union provisionally agreed Tuesday on rules for a far-reaching system to coordinate scrutiny of foreign investments into Europe, notably from China, to end what a negotiator called "European naivety." Negotiators for the European Parliament and the EU's 28 member states struck a deal ...

Instagram ramps up battle against cyberbullying, taps AI

Business / Tech Oct 10, 2018

Instagram ramps up battle against cyberbullying, taps AI

Instagram on Tuesday added more weapons to battle cyberbullying, using artificial intelligence to scan photos for abusive content at the Facebook-owned service. The move comes after Facebook also increased anti-harassment measures, following a survey that said young victims of online abuse feel social media firms ...