Chinese scientist He Jiankui claims he helped make world's first genetically edited babies: twin girls whose DNA he said he altered. Photo: AP

China to investigate whether ‘shocking’ gene-edited twin experiment by He Jiankui broke the law

  • Science ministry promises to report back on findings after Shenzhen researcher claims world first
  • Hospital where the trial purportedly took place denies the children were born in the facility and says it has filed a complaint with police
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Chinese scientist He Jiankui claims he helped make world's first genetically edited babies: twin girls whose DNA he said he altered. Photo: AP
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