Tag Archives: Chinese

Chinese scientists give monkeys human brain genes in ‘morally risky’ experiment

Their brains may not be bigger than normal, but monkeys created with human brain genes are exhibiting cognitive changes that suggest they might be smarter — and the experiments have ethicists shuddering. In the wake of the genetically modified human babies scandal, Chinese scientists are drawing fresh condemnation from philosophers and ethicists, this time over… Read More »

FiercePharmaAsia—Aducanumab Alzheimer’s flop; Keytruda’s Chinese market; Samsung BioLogics probe

Biogen’s and Eisai’s stocks were dealt a huge blow as the phase 3 program of Alzheimer’s candidate aducanumab was terminated early for futility. Despite challenges from lower-priced domestic rivals, Merck & Co.’s Keytruda could still see blockbuster sales in China, a group of analysts said. Prosecutors raided Korea Exchange as part of an investigation into Samsung… Read More »

Chinese gay dating app halts registration after underage HIV report

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese gay dating app Blued is halting new user registration for a week, it said on Sunday, following media reports that underage users caught HIV after going on dates set up via the world’s largest networking app for the LGBT community. China has a vibrant lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender scene (LGBT)… Read More »