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Feb 28, 2019
China drafts new regulations on gene editing after unethical use by scientistThe measures follow assertions in November from scientist He Jiankui that he altered the DNA of twin girls born that month using a powerful new tool.
Feb 22, 2019
Scientist that edited babies' genes probably gave them a brain boost too: StudyThe edited gene doesn't just affect HIV susceptibility, but also recovery after strokes & cognition.
Feb 05, 2019
Another scientist is editing genes in human embryos, but ethically this timeSo far, the Columbia University scientist has allowed modified embryos to live no longer than one day.
Jan 29, 2019
US Nobel laureate aware of gene-edited baby kept the news from authorities, publicThe Nobel-winner remained an adviser to Jiankui's company for 8 months after he knew of the study.
Jan 23, 2019
China's second gene-edited foetus could now be 12 to 14 weeks old: US physicianChinese scientist He Jiankui had revealed that he had successfully altered the DNA of twin girls.
Jan 22, 2019
Chinese scientist behind gene-edited baby study gets fired for illegal actionsExperts expressed their hope that the report was just the beginning, & more action would be taken.
Jan 21, 2019
Second woman from controversial gene-edited baby study pregnant: Chinese mediaA probe finds that the scientist had 'forged review papers' & 'deliberately evaded supervision'.