A sperm injection microscope is used in preparation for injecting embryos in Shenzhen in southern China. Photo: APA sperm injection microscope is used in preparation for injecting embryos in Shenzhen in southern China. Photo: AP
A sperm injection microscope is used in preparation for injecting embryos in Shenzhen in southern China. Photo: AP

China drafts gene editing rules after ‘Frankenstein’ He Jiankui’s embryo experiments

  • Such technologies could be classed as high-risk and placed under the authority of the country’s State Council
  • It was claimed Chinese scientist He had altered the DNA of twin girls born in November, provoking ethical concerns

Topic |   China science
A sperm injection microscope is used in preparation for injecting embryos in Shenzhen in southern China. Photo: APA sperm injection microscope is used in preparation for injecting embryos in Shenzhen in southern China. Photo: AP
A sperm injection microscope is used in preparation for injecting embryos in Shenzhen in southern China. Photo: AP
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