Jiankui served three years in prison for illegal medical practices after creating three genetically modified girls Lulu, Nana, and Amy in 2018, the SCMP said
President Xi Jinping warned this week that China must speed up moves to become self-reliant in science and technology "to prevent being strangled by foreign countries"
CanSino Biologics has begun making an mRNA booster that targets Covid Omicron variants, which are responsible for the majority of infections that have swept across China recently
He had been imprisoned on a three-year sentence for creating the world's first genetically-edited babies, Pandaily said
Ambassador Geng Shuang argued for scrutiny over the use of biological weapons in the war in Ukraine, Global Times said
All six members of the party's new executive committee boast scientific expertise, from nuclear power to rocket science, reported the SCMP
North Korea is targeting agricultural self-reliance in response to tightening international sanctions over its nuclear and missile programmes
Thirteen Chinese firms have been added to a blacklist that bars US investment, including DJI Technology, Dahua Technology and BGI Genomics.
Vaccine maker's refusal to give China the core intellectual property on development of its mRNA vaccine led to the collapse of talks on its sale there, the Financial Times reported on Saturday
Democrat leaders are among a bipartisan group who urged Biden to issue an order to "safeguard our national security and supply chain resiliency on outbound investments to foreign adversaries."
US President issued an order on Thursday directing the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US to focus on microelectronics, artificial intelligence, biotech and quantum computing.
Officials said funding was completed on Wednesday for the second phase of the advanced manufacturing fund, which invests in Chinese innovation sectors