An American farmer tests seeds for Monsanto, an agricultural giant  that guards its intellectual property with great secrecy, determination and, when necessary, aggressive lawsuits. Photo: Getty ImagesAn American farmer tests seeds for Monsanto, an agricultural giant  that guards its intellectual property with great secrecy, determination and, when necessary, aggressive lawsuits. Photo: Getty Images
An American farmer tests seeds for Monsanto, an agricultural giant  that guards its intellectual property with great secrecy, determination and, when necessary, aggressive lawsuits. Photo: Getty Images

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The Scientist and the Spy: Chinese industrial espionage and the atmosphere of fear in the West

  • Pulitzer Prize-shortlisted author Mara Hvistendahl gives her story of the theft of industrial and scientific secrets a vital human dimension
  • Her book follows the case of one Chinese scientist through its many twists and turns and looks at a troubling history of suspicion
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An American farmer tests seeds for Monsanto, an agricultural giant  that guards its intellectual property with great secrecy, determination and, when necessary, aggressive lawsuits. Photo: Getty ImagesAn American farmer tests seeds for Monsanto, an agricultural giant  that guards its intellectual property with great secrecy, determination and, when necessary, aggressive lawsuits. Photo: Getty Images
An American farmer tests seeds for Monsanto, an agricultural giant  that guards its intellectual property with great secrecy, determination and, when necessary, aggressive lawsuits. Photo: Getty Images
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