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US-China tensions could be robbing the world of scientific progress. A string of government investigations into scientists with ties to China is threatening global transparency and collaboration on research, including work for a Covid-19 cure.

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  • Going after those engaged in research and development is a symptom. The underlying problem is not being addressed: international intellectual property rights and its respect by China.

    The necessary condition to enable technology and science to flow freely is the notion that someone’s knowledge and

    Going after those engaged in research and development is a symptom. The underlying problem is not being addressed: international intellectual property rights and its respect by China.

    The necessary condition to enable technology and science to flow freely is the notion that someone’s knowledge and work will be respected and safeguarded.

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  • China does not respect anyone’s intellectual property, and regularly steals from both countries and companies alike. The recent crisis is no reason to slacken on combating these problems, Chaos is a ladder, as a famous character once said, and China will most certainly use this chaos to further its own

    China does not respect anyone’s intellectual property, and regularly steals from both countries and companies alike. The recent crisis is no reason to slacken on combating these problems, Chaos is a ladder, as a famous character once said, and China will most certainly use this chaos to further its own ends. The United States should move to counter those ends.

  • Any policy that hurts any law-abiding scientists working in the US hurts scientific progress as a whole.

  • Ya think maybe Xi waiting over 30 days to announce there was a virus, his doctors convincing WHO there’s was no human to human transference, not closing his borders and allowing the disease to go global, not letting doctors to alert the world, not letting papers publish, his companies shipping instant

    Ya think maybe Xi waiting over 30 days to announce there was a virus, his doctors convincing WHO there’s was no human to human transference, not closing his borders and allowing the disease to go global, not letting doctors to alert the world, not letting papers publish, his companies shipping instant testing kits to Iter countries that are only 30% effective, manipulating media (hello Quartz) to convince the world America started it had anything to do with our suspicion? Gee maybe it’s part of their China 2025 plan.

    Xi and the party have proven a few million lives mean nothing to them.

  • Think your header of this article is poor for Quartz quality , the article reads better than its title,The header reads like everything else common in the media , blame your great country the USA.