In a case shining a spotlight on the high-stakes world of academic medical research, police arrested two foreign-born scientists on Wednesday and accused them of trying to use genetic materials allegedly stolen from a Harvard Medical School lab to make and sell drugs.



Chinese national Jiangyu Zhu and Kayoko Kimbara of Japan were taken into custody in San Diego and charged in a criminal complaint with conspiracy, theft of trade secrets and interstate transportation of stolen property.

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