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China draws up tighter rules on human gene and embryo trials

Chinese authorities launched an investigation into He’s work and said they had halted the kind of research he was undertaking.

21 Apr 2019 10:45 AM

Gene-edited food quietly arrives in restaurant cooking oil

The Minnesota-based company is hoping the announcement will encourage the food industry’s interest in the oil.

13 Mar 2019 11:42 AM

CRISPR twins may be the first humans with ‘accidentally’ enhanced brains

CRISPR remains a controversial use of science and technology regarded by the critics as ‘irresponsible.’

24 Feb 2019 12:04 PM

Edit baby genes for health, not smarts

People are torn between the medical promise of a technology powerful enough to alter human heredity.

31 Dec 2018 9:23 AM

Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

The young scientist, He Jiankui, saw the power of this tool, called CRISPR, to transform genes.

03 Dec 2018 10:58 AM


First ever genetically modified human embryos created in US

Process changed DNA of large number of one-cell embryos with the controversial gene-editing technique CRISPR.

27 Jul 2017 6:00 PM