A Chinese team has been carrying out gene editing research on monkeys. Photo: AFPA Chinese team has been carrying out gene editing research on monkeys. Photo: AFP
A Chinese team has been carrying out gene editing research on monkeys. Photo: AFP

Gene-editing scandal: CRISPR Cas9 method does not cause mutations in monkeys, study finds

  • But technique still not fit for use on humans, Chinese researcher says
  • Medical world hopes gene editing may one day provide a cure for diseases like cancer
Topic |   China science
A Chinese team has been carrying out gene editing research on monkeys. Photo: AFPA Chinese team has been carrying out gene editing research on monkeys. Photo: AFP
A Chinese team has been carrying out gene editing research on monkeys. Photo: AFP
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