A beagle named Longlong (left) was cloned from another dog, Apple, in China having been modified using CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology.A beagle named Longlong (left) was cloned from another dog, Apple, in China having been modified using CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology.
A beagle named Longlong (left) was cloned from another dog, Apple, in China having been modified using CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology.

Before gene-edited babies, how Chinese scientists created super-strong dogs … and autistic monkeys

  • Some researchers tinkered with the genes of animals so they would have conditions seen in humans they wished to study or find cures for
  • Others gave animals potentially useful attributes, such as dogs with bigger muscles that could run faster

Topic |   China science
A beagle named Longlong (left) was cloned from another dog, Apple, in China having been modified using CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology.A beagle named Longlong (left) was cloned from another dog, Apple, in China having been modified using CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology.
A beagle named Longlong (left) was cloned from another dog, Apple, in China having been modified using CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology.
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