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China Pioneers Factory Cloning

A Chinese company is mass producing cloned pigs at an unprecedented pace, hinting at what may be the future of how we source our meat and test our medical products. The Beijing Genomic Institute (BGI) is cloning 500 pigs a year at a facility in rural China, and these pigs could be very good for our health, for once.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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