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Monkey-Brain Study With Link to China’s Military Roils Top European University

The Epoch Times

By Reuters

November 18, 2021 Updated: November 18, 2021


SYDNEY/COPENHAGEN—A Chinese professor at the University of Copenhagen conducted genetic research with the Chinese military without disclosing the connection, the university told Reuters, in the latest example of how China’s pursuit of military-civilian technology is tapping into Western academia in the strategically sensitive area of biotechnology.

The professor, Guojie Zhang, is also employed by Shenzhen-based genomics giant BGI Group, which funds dozens of researchers at the university and has its European headquarters on the university campus.

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