genetic engineering

Matter: How to Turbocharge Flu Protection (Llamas Required)

Matter: How to Turbocharge Flu Protection (Llamas Required)

While 50 million people died in the 1918 flu pandemic, each year less potent viral strains circulate, killing as many as 646,000 people worldwide.
Chinese Researchers Claim to Have Genetically Engineered the First HIV-Immune Babies

Chinese Researchers Claim to Have Genetically Engineered the First HIV-Immune Babies

Genetic editing at fertilization could eliminate many diseases, but make designer babies possible.
Chinese Researchers Claim to Have Genetically Engineered the First HIV-Immune Babies

Chinese Researchers Claim to Have Genetically Engineered the First HIV-Immune Babies

Genetic editing at fertilization could eliminate many diseases, but make designer babies possible.
China’s gene-edited babies will push bioethics into a dark new era

China’s gene-edited babies will push bioethics into a dark new era

It was going to happen sooner or later. A group of scientists in China claims that they have helped bring to life two genetically-edited babies.…
Chinese Scientist Reportedly Creates Genetically Engineered Babies Immune to HIV

Chinese Scientist Reportedly Creates Genetically Engineered Babies Immune to HIV

Teams around the world have experimented with CRISPR-based gene editing techniques in human embryos, but no one has allowed those embryos to become living, breathing people -- until now. The post
Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies

Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies

A microplate from the Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s lab containing embryos whose genes have been edited. Dr. He’s announcement prompted a statement from a group of 122 scientists condemning his
Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies

Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies

A microplate from Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s lab, containing embryos whose genes have been edited. Dr. He’s announcement prompted a statement from a group of 122 scientists condemning his actions
Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies

Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies

A microplate from the Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s lab containing embryos whose genes have been edited. Dr. He’s announcement prompted a statement from a group of 122 scientists condemning his

World’s First Gene-Edited Babies Born This Month, Researcher Says

The researcher, He Jiankui of China, who claims he helped alter the DNA of twin girls born this month, said the world “has moved on to the stage for embryo gene editing.”
Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies

Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies

A microplate from the Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s lab containing embryos whose genes have been edited. Dr. He’s announcement prompted a statement from a group of 122 scientists condemning his
How the World Reacted to Claim of China’s Genetically Engineered Babies

How the World Reacted to Claim of China’s Genetically Engineered Babies

Scientists are calling for investigations and stronger laws
The worst-case scenarios of CRISPR gene editing, according to Hollywood

The worst-case scenarios of CRISPR gene editing, according to Hollywood

A scientist in China has dominated headlines this week with the claim that his research team has successfully created the world’s first genetically-edited babies. If…
Editing Babies? We Need to Learn a Lot More First

Editing Babies? We Need to Learn a Lot More First

He Jiankui, a physicist and researcher, says he edited the genes of twins, a claim that has drawn widespread criticism.
Chinese Scientist Who Says He Edited Babies’ Genes Defends His Work

Chinese Scientist Who Says He Edited Babies’ Genes Defends His Work

He Jiankui, who claims to have created the world’s first genetically edited babies, arriving to speak at a Hong Kong conference on Wednesday. Dr. He said he was proud of his work, but colleagues
Chinese Scientist Who Says He Edited Babies’ Genes Defends His Work

Chinese Scientist Who Says He Edited Babies’ Genes Defends His Work

He Jiankui, who claims to have created the world’s first genetically edited babies, arriving to speak at a Hong Kong conference on Wednesday. Dr. He said he was proud of his work, but colleagues
Chinese Scientist Who Says He Edited Babies’ Genes Defends His Work

Chinese Scientist Who Says He Edited Babies’ Genes Defends His Work

He Jiankui, who claims to have created the world’s first genetically edited babies, arriving to speak at a Hong Kong conference on Wednesday. Dr. He said he was proud of his work, but colleagues
The scientist behind the Crispr babies says another could be on the way

The scientist behind the Crispr babies says another could be on the way

The Chinese scientist who claimed he helped create a pair of genetically edited twin girls with HIV resistance may have more such babies on the…
Chinese Scientist Who Says He Edited Babies’ Genes Defends His Work

Chinese Scientist Who Says He Edited Babies’ Genes Defends His Work

He Jiankui, who claims to have created the world’s first genetically edited babies, arriving to speak at a Hong Kong conference on Wednesday. Dr. He said he was proud of his work, but colleagues
Before the Claims of Crispr Babies, There Was China’s One-Child Policy

Before the Claims of Crispr Babies, There Was China’s One-Child Policy

Propaganda in northern China for the one-child policy, which has profoundly shaped Chinese attitudes about reproductive technology.
China Halts Work by Scientist Who Says He Edited Babies’ Genes

China Halts Work by Scientist Who Says He Edited Babies’ Genes

He Jiankui, who claims to have created the world’s first genetically edited babies, defended his work at a conference in Hong Kong on Wednesday.
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