Asia Correspondent, Science Magazine
Contributing editor + writer with Science based in Shanghai. Author of UNNATURAL SELECTION, on what happens when men hugely outnumber women. (All views mine.)
news.sciencemag.org — Credit: The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment More than 150 prominent scientists and 75 scientific groups from around the world today took a stand against using impact factors, a measure of how often a journal is cited, to gauge the quality of an individual's work.
scmp.com — Hundreds have gathered outside government offices on Thursday morning to protest against plans for a petrochemical plant, in the second major public display against the project. The Post's Li Jing reports from the scene.
psmag.com — We've always had much to be thankful for in regard to Angelina Jolie's body parts, but never more so than when they go missing. Breast cancer has many high-profile activists, but the BRCA genes themselves? Not so much. These genes are vital tumor suppressors when they work correctly.
hrw.org — (Hong Kong) - China's punitive laws and policing practices against sex workers are leading to serious abuses, Human Rights Watch said in a report published today. These abuses include police violence, arbitrary detention of up to two years in "re-education through labor" and "custody and education" centers, and coercive HIV testing.
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