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China Expands Research Funding, Luring U.S. Scientists And Students

In a quest to rapidly advance its scientific depth and breadth, China is recruiting scientists from around the world. Some from the U.S. say the greater funding for school and research is freeing.

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Feds Find Kentucky Fails To Meet Standards For Worker Safety

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Special Counsel Says Paul Manafort 'Breached' Plea Deal, Lied to FBI

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'Entire Families Wiped Out': U.S. Airstrikes Killed Many Civilians In Syria

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Tianjin, in northern China, is home to Tianjin University, an international research center that recently hired an American to lead its school of pharmaceutical science and technology. He recruits students from all over the world, he says, and the program's classes are taught in English. Prisma Bildagentur/UIG/Getty Images hide caption

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China Expands Research Funding, Luring U.S. Scientists And Students

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