China: The man who unveiled China

  title={China: The man who unveiled China},
  author={S. Winchester},
An English biochemist single-handedly changed the West's perception of China, revealing its past scientific glories and predicting more to come. Simon Winchester investigates the ongoing legacy of Joseph Needham. In this Olympic year, all eyes are on China. On track to become the world's third largest economy, with just the United States and Japan bigger and Germany about to be displaced to fourth, China is also becoming a science superpower. Nature takes the China road too this week, with the… Expand

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