In 2000, when still in Orthopaedic practice, I was intrigued by an unusual news story, from the Boston Globe. Harvard researchers were caught harvesting Chinese DNA. As recounted by the Alliance for Human Research Protection, “The biotech industry, in collaboration with scientists from America’s elite research centers & the U.S. government, is looking at China, with its 1.2 billion human beings as a ready pool for conducting genetic research–without human rights strings attached.” 
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