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南华早报评论科学杂志的记者 Mara Hvistendahl 新书The Scientist and the Spy.In the early 2000s there were, by one count, 8,700 Chinese seed companies and “none of them had successfully managed to create seed lines that rivalled those of the international seed outfits”, Hvistendahl writes. As such, getting their hands on advanced genetically modified seeds to reverse engineer was a big advantage, albeit an illegal one. “Real research takes time. Theft is expedient – especially if there is little chance of getting caught,” she adds.