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?participants involved in a project, so all culprits get their due punishment,” he said.
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ighly risky technologies such as brain science and artificial intelligence could affect the future of humanity.
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her, they ensure the development is on the right path for the benefit of humankind.”
Qin Chuan, president of the Chinese Association for Laboratory Animal Sciences, said improved ethical supervisio
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“But it is important for the development of science and technology for
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For example, scientists would, in principle, use lower-level animals for scienti
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t not be suitable and higher-level mammals would been to be used for effective research, she said.
Xiao Keyan, a doctorate in aquatic plant ecology and former associate prof
压博娱乐登入开户夜网essor at Wuhan University, is thriving in aquatic plant industry after quitting his job.
Xiao rented some land in a village after resigning from the university and began growing aquat
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One of his plants has brought him huge economic returns. He got 50
,000 yuan ($7,082) for selling aquatic grass in 2 mu (0.13 hectare), he said.