after controversies that still loom over Chinese academia.

Scientist He Jiankui’s announcement to have created the world’s first gene-edited babies

to HIV sparked international condemnation, and act

or Zhai Tianlin was found to have committed plagiarism in his doctoral pap

ers, which aroused public anger online.Ethiopian Airlines plane crash: 8 Chinese among 157 victimsAn Ethiopian Ai

lines Boeing 737 passenger jet to Nairobi crashed on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard

There were no survivors onboard the flight

 Eight Chinese were aboard the flight, seven were from the mainland and one from Hong Kong

The plane was a Boeing 737 MAX 8, the same plane that crashed in Indonesia in October, killing 189