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Scientists scramble to harvest ice cores as glaciers melt

Sep 13 2021

Scientists are racing to collect ice cores – along with long-frozen records they hold of climate cycles – as global warming melts glaciers and ice sheets. Some say they are running out of time. And, in some cases, it’s already too late. | Video

BGI prenatal gene test under scrutiny for Chinese military links

Sep 07 2021

Health regulators in five countries are examining a prenatal test that collects the DNA of women and fetuses for research, while some doctors that promoted it and clinics that sell it say they were unaware the company that produces it also conducts research with the Chinese military.

RPT-BGI prenatal gene test under scrutiny for Chinese military links

Sep 06 2021

Sept 6 Health regulators in five countries are examining a prenatal test that collects the DNA of women and fetuses for research, while some doctors that promoted it and clinics that sell it say they were unaware the company that produces it also conducts research with the Chinese military.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Prenatal test developed with Chinese military stores gene data

Jul 07 2021

July 7 A prenatal test taken by millions of pregnant women globally was developed by Chinese gene company BGI Group in collaboration with the Chinese military and is being used by the firm to collect genetic data, a Reuters review of publicly available documents found.

RPT-SPECIAL REPORT-China's gene giant harvests data from millions of women

Jul 07 2021

July 7 A Chinese gene company selling prenatal tests around the world developed them in collaboration with the country's military and is using them to collect genetic data from millions of women for sweeping research on the traits of populations, a Reuters review of scientific papers and company statements found.

Exclusive: Prenatal test developed with Chinese military stores gene data

Jul 07 2021

A prenatal test taken by millions of pregnant women globally was developed by Chinese gene company BGI Group in collaboration with the Chinese military and is being used by the firm to collect genetic data, a Reuters review of publicly available documents found. | Video

Exclusive: Prenatal test developed with Chinese military stores gene data

Jul 07 2021

A prenatal test taken by millions of pregnant women globally was developed by Chinese gene company BGI Group in collaboration with the Chinese military and is being used by the firm to collect genetic data, a Reuters review of publicly available documents found. | Video

Special Report: China's gene giant harvests data from millions of women

Jul 07 2021

A Chinese gene company selling prenatal tests around the world developed them in collaboration with the country's military and is using them to collect genetic data from millions of women for sweeping research on the traits of populations, a Reuters review of scientific papers and company statements found. | Video

Warming Arctic at the frontier of climate insight and risk, experts say

Jan 11 2021

HONG KONG/BRUSSELS The environmental transformation happening in the Arctic is key to understanding the potential global impacts of climate change, an Alaska Native leader and a polar explorer told the Reuters Next conference on Monday. | Video

Pandemic 'hero' Filipino nurses struggle to leave home

Sep 16 2020

MANILA From across the Philippines, they gathered to pray by Zoom.

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