DNA heist?

 作者:陶嫫涮     |      日期:2019-03-07 02:13:05
Accusations of international espionage are shaking the quiet academic world of Alzheimer’s disease research. Last week, two Japanese scientists with research ties in the US were charged with the federal crime of economic espionage to benefit a foreign power. The pair allegedly stole DNA samples and cell lines used to study Alzheimer’s from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio and gave them to RIKEN, a government-funded research institute in Japan. They are also accused of sabotaging the remaining samples. “Alzheimer’s work in that lab has come to a screeching halt,