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Chinese Scientist Claims First Gene-Edited Babies

Chinese Scientist Claims First Gene-Edited Babies

Patrick Trubee, Writer

December 16, 2018


Filed under National and International Issues

In late November, Dr. He Jiankui, a biophysics researcher at the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China, shocked the scientific community when he announced that he had created the first genetically altered humans - a pair of twins nicknamed Lulu and Nana. He used the gene-editing...

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