Chinese scientist He Jiankui has faced considerable backlash from his peers since he announced that his team had altered the genome of twin girls to prevent them from being infected with HIV. Photo: Sam Tsang Chinese scientist He Jiankui has faced considerable backlash from his peers since he announced that his team had altered the genome of twin girls to prevent them from being infected with HIV. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chinese scientist He Jiankui has faced considerable backlash from his peers since he announced that his team had altered the genome of twin girls to prevent them from being infected with HIV. Photo: Sam Tsang
China science

Letters | Why parents of gene-edited babies are unlikely to have the peace of mind they sought

  • While Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s experiment may have protected the twins from HIV, they are vulnerable to other unforeseen consequences

Topic |   China science
Chinese scientist He Jiankui has faced considerable backlash from his peers since he announced that his team had altered the genome of twin girls to prevent them from being infected with HIV. Photo: Sam Tsang Chinese scientist He Jiankui has faced considerable backlash from his peers since he announced that his team had altered the genome of twin girls to prevent them from being infected with HIV. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chinese scientist He Jiankui has faced considerable backlash from his peers since he announced that his team had altered the genome of twin girls to prevent them from being infected with HIV. Photo: Sam Tsang
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