Work on world’s first CRISPR gene-edited babies declared illegal by China

Chinese authorities have declared the work of He Jiankui, who shocked the scientific community by claiming he successfully created¬†the world’s first gene-edited babies, an illegal decision in pursuit of “personal fame and gain.” Investigators have completed preliminary¬†steps in a probe that began in November following He’s claims and say they will “seriously” punish the researcher … Continue reading Work on world’s first CRISPR gene-edited babies declared illegal by China