Researchers at the OSU Wexner Medical Center have developed a micro chip, which can transfer genetic code into cells, without any surgery. How does it work? Take a look!
Claims by Chinese scientist He Jiankui have prompted Beijing to order a halt to all activities related to gene-editing. A government spokesperson called He's supposedly genetically edited babies "unacceptable."
The world's first genetically modified babies have been born — at least that's what a Chinese researcher has claimed. This breach of taboo sends a disturbing signal and must not be tolerated, says DW's Fabian Schmidt.
A Chinese scientist has claimed credit for genetically engineering twins resistant to HIV in a controversial procedure. His university has distanced itself from the research, saying it will launch an investigation.
A Chinese scientist who claims to have genetically engineered twins has said there could be more coming soon. Fellow scientists have decried the practice of gene-editing humans, saying it is "truly unacceptable."
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