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Dec 30, 2019
Chinese scientist who created genetically-edited babies gets fined, 3 years in prisonHis work had resulted in a third genetically edited baby, who had been undisclosed till earlier this week, by Chinese media.
Dec 09, 2019
China's failed gene-edited baby experiment proves we're not ready for human embryo modificationHe Jiankui and team were targeting gene CCR5, which is necessary for the HIV virus to enter into white blood cells and infect our body.
Dec 05, 2019
Excerpts from gene-edited baby research show it likely had unintended mutations, unknown side effectsAs powerful a technology as CRISPR is, it also has the potential to introduce mistakes or unpredictable errors in important, sacred sites of a living subject's DNA.
Jun 04, 2019
Gene editing in Chinese twins for 'HIV immunity' also reduced life expectancyHe Jiankui used a gene-editing tool — CRISPR to insert a mutated gene in Chinese twins at the embryo stage.
May 29, 2019
Six months after CRISPR babies scandal, renewed debate in the scientific communityThe WHO, too, has formed a panel to develop global standards to oversee gene editing, but efforts are moving slowly.
Apr 23, 2019
China tightens rules on gene editing in humans and embryo trials, reports claimThe rules require future trials to seek approved from administrations & ethical committees.
Apr 16, 2019
Monkeys injected with human brain genes grew 'intelligent' in controversial studyThe monkeys also performed significantly better in short-term memory tests & reaction time.
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.