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Motherboard

Scientist Who Gene-Edited Babies ‘Will Be Dealt With Seriously,’ Chinese Investigators Say

A report by Chinese authorities on Monday alleged that He Jiankui violated ethics and research integrity in editing the DNA of human babies.
Sarah Emerson
1.22.19
CRISPR

Chinese CRISPR Scientist Who Allegedly Edited Infants’ Genes Is Reportedly Missing

Local Chinese media says the controversial scientist has been placed under “house arrest” by a Shenzhen university which has since denied the claim.
Sarah Emerson
12.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Kindergarten Welcomes Kids Back to School with a Professional Pole Dancer

A warm back-to-school welcome, indeed.
Drew Schwartz
9.4.18
DIY

How to Turn an Old iPhone Into a Flash Drive

YouTuber Scotty Allen is back with a new and glorious Frankenstein's monster of tech.
Wajeeh Maaz
5.4.18
surveillance state

China Is Using Facial Recognition Technology to Send Jaywalkers Fines Through Text Messages

It’s the latest update to a widely deployed facial recognition surveillance system in China.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.28.18
tech

Shenzhen's Homegrown Cyborg

Three days with Naomi Wu, the face of China's cyberpunk city.
Sarah Emerson
3.25.18
VICELAND

China's Vape Industry Is Just Getting Started

We head to the Chinese city producing a majority of the world's e-cigarettes to explore how it's affecting the surrounding area's vape scene.
VICE Staff
8.3.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Woman in China Got Busted Smuggling 102 iPhones Strapped to Her Belly

Customs agents stopped her when they noticed some weird, probably rectangular bulges under her thick clothes.
River Donaghey
7.19.17
politics

In Hong Kong, Accessing Abortion Is Difficult, Expensive, and Dangerous

Legal restrictions, overcrowded public hospitals, and steep private clinic prices often prevent young women in Hong Kong from terminating their pregnancies safely. For many, the only viable option is to cross the border into mainland China, where a...
Justin Heifetz​​
11.14.16
Interviews

A Q&A with the Woman Who Designed Her Own 'Hacker Heels'

SexyCyborg’s Wu Ying shoes combine femme fashion with some clever tech.
Rachel Pick
9.9.15
Features

The Changing Face of Shenzhen, the World's Gadget Factory

Inside the megacity where 90 percent of the world's gadgets are made.
Tim Maughan
8.19.15
Skateboarding

China's Skateboarding Revolution

We travelled to Shenzhen, a staple in the international skate scene, to explore China's role in the present and future of skating.​
VICE Sports
5.20.15
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