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NIH report scrutinizes role of China in theft of U.S. scientific research

Some U.S.-funded researchers failed to disclose peer review violations and inappropriate ties to foreign governments, according to a new NIH report on foreign influence over American science.

WASHINGTON — Institutions across the U.S. may have fallen victim to a tiny fraction of foreign researchers who worked to feed American intellectual property to their home countries, an advisory committee to the National Institutes of Health found in a report issued Thursday.

The zeroed in on China’s “Talents Recruitment Program,” which the Pentagon has previously identified as an effort “to facilitate

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