An embryo receives a small dose of Cas9 protein and PCSK9 sgRNA molecules in a laboratory in Shenzhen. Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s claim that he helped make world’s first genetically edited babies has triggered concern, including from other scientists worried about the effects on the human gene pool. Photo: AP

Dangers and possibilities of gene editing can be managed through government support and regulation

    Topic |   China science

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    An embryo receives a small dose of Cas9 protein and PCSK9 sgRNA molecules in a laboratory in Shenzhen. Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s claim that he helped make world’s first genetically edited babies has triggered concern, including from other scientists worried about the effects on the human gene pool. Photo: AP
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