Harvard chemistry chief charged with lying about China ties

CHARLES LIEBER, chairman of Harvard University’s chemistry department and a leading scientist in the study of nanotechnology was arrested for lying to U.S. investigators about his role in recruiting people to pass along scientific research to the Chinese government. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE
CHARLES LIEBER, chairman of Harvard University’s chemistry department and a leading scientist in the study of nanotechnology was arrested for lying to U.S. investigators about his role in recruiting people to pass along scientific research to the Chinese government. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE
NEW YORK – The chairman of Harvard University’s chemistry department and a leading scientist in the study of nanotechnology was arrested for lying to United States investigators about his role in recruiting people to pass along scientific research to the Chinese government. Charles Lieber, 60, was paid $50,000 a month and received more than $1.5 million to…

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