Sinica Podcast

A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.


Tu Youyou and the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

This week on Sinica, we are delighted to present a show on Tu Youyou, the Chinese scientist who recently shared a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her discovery of the anti-malaria drug Artemisinin, thus making her the first citizen of the People's Republic of China to receive a Nobel science award.


Beijing’s Test Tube Baby, by Christina Larson

Jeremy Goldkorn

Nobel Renews Debate on Chinese Medicine, by Ian Johnson

A Guide to the Mammals of China, by Andrew T. Smith and Yan Xie

Ian Johnson

Neither Donkey Nor Horse: Medicine and the Struggle over China’s Modernity, by Sean Hsiang-lin Lei

Christina Larson

Why Nothing Works, by Eric Vance

Corn Wars, by Ted Genoways

Kaiser Kuo

Can the Chinese Government Get its People to Like G.M.O.s?, by Christina Larson

Follow the Money, by Mike Chinoy

David Moser

The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine, by Ted Kaptchuk

Chinese Medicine in Contemporary China: Plurality and Synthesis, by Volker Scheid


 2015-10-21  55m