China tightens rules on genetic research after rogue scientist He Jiankui’s designer baby scandal

//China tightens rules on genetic research after rogue scientist He Jiankui’s designer baby scandal

China tightens rules on genetic research after rogue scientist He Jiankui’s designer baby scandal

China has announced regulations to curb the smuggling of human organs and tighten oversight on the use of human genetic materials in research, months after a Chinese scientist caused a global outcry by claiming that he gene-edited babies.The announcement comes as He Jiankui’s controversial experiment continues to transfix the scientific community, with researchers saying the procedure may significantly affect life expectancy.The high-profile scientist announced in November that the world’s…

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