October 18, 2021

China confirms birth of gene-edited babies, blames scientist He Jiankui for breaking rules

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By Phoebe Zhang From South China Morning Post The Chinese authorities are holding scientist He Jiankui wholly responsible for creating the world’s first gene-edited babies. He had announced their birth in November, after which the authorities announced an investigation into the matter. A team of investigators told the official Xinhua news agency on Monday that […]