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.
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.
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.