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With cash and perks, China woos the brightest tech minds

Beijing's push comes as the US cuts science funding and tightens visa rules

HONG KONG -- For decades, the U.S. has attracted the best and the brightest from all over the world. Is it possible that one day soon China can credibly make that claim?

Some U.S. experts think so. They point to initiatives like China's "Thousand Talents" program, which is meant to bring the sharpest scientific minds to China. Patrick Sinko, a Rutgers University distinguished professor, described Thousand Talents as a "cherry-picking brain drain."

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