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Chinese scientist He Jiankui claims to have successfully altered the DNA of twin girls whose father is HIV-positive

Chinese Doctor Who Claimed to Have Edited Baby Genes Disappears

He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who claimed recently to have successfully edited the genes of twin infants to reject HIV, appears to have gone missing since delivering remarks at a Hong Kong scientific conference, the South China Morning Post reported on Monday.

Measles, which is highly contagious, can be prevented with vaccines; but it is on the rise in Venezuela -- which also reports a polio case

Feds Launch Task Force to Combat Polio-Like Mystery Illness

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Monday the creation of an Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) Task Force to better understand the polio-like mystery illness that continues to spread nationwide, largely affecting children.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, seen here posing for a selfie during a brief appearance at the opening of a flagship investment forum in Riyadh, is scheduled on day two to give his first speech since the murder of critic Jamal Khashoggi

Saudis to Build First Nuclear Research Reactor

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday laid the foundation stone for the kingdom’s first nuclear research reactor, state media said, as the kingdom seeks to diversify its energy mix.

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Business Elites Join Transgender Lobbying Push Against Trump

Lobbyists for the transgender ideology are using more than 50 major companies to oppose President Donald Trump’s plan to preserve the law’s recognition that men and women are equal, different and complementary.

A portrait of a man painted by an A.I. artist

Art-Ificial Intelligence: Painting Created by AI Sold for $432,000

A painting portraying a man created completely by artificial intelligence sold for $432,000 at auction this week. The painting, titled Portrait of Edmond Belamy, was auctioned at Christie’s auction house, and was estimated to sell for between $7,000 and $10,000 — but