Author: CBS NEWS

Chinese Researcher Claims To Have Successfully Made First Gene-Edited Babies

A Chinese researcher has created an international controversy over science and ethics, after claiming he helped make the world’s first genetically-edited babies. According to the Associated Press, the doctor, He Jiankui of Shenzhen, who trained in the United States, altered embryos for seven couples undergoing IVF, with one pregnancy resulting in the birth of twin girls.