U.S. Authorities Investigating Allegations Of Intellectual Property Theft By Scientists With Links To China
New York Times: Scientists With Links to China May Be Stealing Biomedical Research, U.S. Says
“…The NIH and the FBI have begun a vast effort to root out scientists who they say are stealing biomedical research for other countries from institutions across the United States. Almost all of the incidents they uncovered and that are under investigation involve scientists of Chinese descent, including naturalized American citizens, allegedly stealing for China. Seventy-one institutions, including many of the most prestigious medical schools in the United States, are now investigating 180 individual cases involving potential theft of intellectual property…” (Kolata/Hernandez, 11/4).