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.

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Watch: Video of Preemie Twins Holding Hands Goes Viral

Australian couple Glen and Anthea Jackson-Rushford’s twins are not even a month old yet, and are already famous. The twins, Kristian Ian and Kristiana Micaela, were born 11 weeks early on January 4, weighing just barely over two pounds. Anthea Jackson-Rushford uploaded