In this file photo, a worker installs a fine glass pipette into a sperm injection microscope at a lab in Shenzhen in southern China's Guandong province. Photo: AP

China’s race to test ‘mutation-free’ gene-editing technology on cancer patients

  • Shanghai-based research group is keen to test its high-precision therapy that reduces risk of unintended mutations
  • The research could help save the lives of many patients battling deadly diseases including cancer
Topic |   China science

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In this file photo, a worker installs a fine glass pipette into a sperm injection microscope at a lab in Shenzhen in southern China's Guandong province. Photo: AP
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