gene editing

China Claims to Have Developed ‘Safer’ Way to Edit Human Genes

Researchers from the state-run Chinese Academy of Sciences claimed in a recently published study to have developed a gene-editing method that is allegedly “more efficient and safer” than established techniques because it uses the CRISPR gene-editing tool to target RNA instead of DNA, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported on Wednesday.

This photo taken on September 2, 2019 shows a laboratory technician checking samples with

China Confirms Birth of Gene-Edited Twins

Chinese authorities answered one of the lingering questions in the case of rogue scientist He Jiankui on Monday by confirming the twin girls he claims to have genetically edited as embryos were born and are currently under medical supervision.

China scientist defends gene-editing babies as trial paused