Stem cells rise in the East
In this feature article Carina Dennis reports that, with this financial support, and in a culture in which there are few moral objections to the use of embryonic stem cells, expatriate Chinese biologists have rushed back home.
But even if China's stem-cell pioneers succeed in developing therapies for degenerative diseases, the cost of such treatment could put the therapies out of the reach of most of the population.
Link to Nature feature article
Reference: Nature 419, 334 (2002)