Chinese scientist He Jiankui is proud that he has created the world’s first genetically edited babies. Photo: Sam Tsang
SCMP Editorial
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SCMP Editorial

Ethics and safety are key with probe into claims of gene editing

  • The risks to humankind of the technique allegedly used by scientist He Jiankui are so great that experiments with human embryos have been avoided

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Chinese scientist He Jiankui is proud that he has created the world’s first genetically edited babies. Photo: Sam Tsang
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