Monkey brains have been modified with human genes by Chinese scientists in an experiment which has been compared to the dystopian science fiction classic film Planet of the Apes. Photo: Handout Monkey brains have been modified with human genes by Chinese scientists in an experiment which has been compared to the dystopian science fiction classic film Planet of the Apes. Photo: Handout
Monkey brains have been modified with human genes by Chinese scientists in an experiment which has been compared to the dystopian science fiction classic film Planet of the Apes. Photo: Handout
China science

Chinese scientists add human genes to monkey brains in latest ethics controversy

  • Experiments compared to dystopian science fiction classic Planet of the Apes
  • Research follows other controversial projects in China, including last year’s gene-edited twins

Topic |   China science
Monkey brains have been modified with human genes by Chinese scientists in an experiment which has been compared to the dystopian science fiction classic film Planet of the Apes. Photo: Handout Monkey brains have been modified with human genes by Chinese scientists in an experiment which has been compared to the dystopian science fiction classic film Planet of the Apes. Photo: Handout
Monkey brains have been modified with human genes by Chinese scientists in an experiment which has been compared to the dystopian science fiction classic film Planet of the Apes. Photo: Handout
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