Chinese science minister warns scientists not to overstep ethical bounds after gene-edited babies scandal

//Chinese science minister warns scientists not to overstep ethical bounds after gene-edited babies scandal

Chinese science minister warns scientists not to overstep ethical bounds after gene-edited babies scandal

China’s science minister has warned scientists not to cross an ethical boundary in the wake of the scandal over gene-edited babies late last year.Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the National People’s Congress on Friday, Wang Zhigang condemned such practices and said the ministry had a “clear position” on ethical issues.Wang also said rapid developments in fields such as Artificial Intelligence raised further questions about privacy and ethics.He also admitted…

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