The New Tang Prize

Samuel Yin, a Taiwanese businessman who made his fortune by investing in real estate, finance, and retail, has established a new research prize called the Tang Prize, ScienceInsider reports. The Tang Prize, named after China's Tang Dynasty, which Yin says was a golden age for China, is to recognize research in the fields of biopharmaceuticals, law, sinology, and sustainable, ScienceInsider adds.

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