The scientist has not been seen for several days, according to local news outlets. But officials from He's former university say he has not been detained.
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“There’s a real question if whether the fear of AIDS and AIDS stigma became a way of recruiting parents into this research."
He Jiankui of Shenzhen used a powerful new tool to alter the DNA of twin girls born this month in China.
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These little piggies could soon save millions of lives.
The FDA has cracked down on the doctor who created the first three-parent embryo, which could have widespread implications for other advancements in the controversial field of human genetic modification.
Unless we pay much more attention to ethical and social choices, we risk turning the promise of gene editing into disaster.
One day, it might be able to target fatal genetic diseases in children and adults.
Results of the peer-reviewed study are expected to be published soon in a scientific journal.
However, human genome editing is still illegal in the U.S.
And this technology is pushing scientific boundaries. In 2015, Chinese scientists reported the first successful manipulation
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New genetically modified organisms (GMOs) made with these experimental techniques are making their way to your dinner plate. It's the next wave of genetic engineering.