Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the world in 2018 when he announced that he had created gene-edited babies. Photo: AP
Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the world in 2018 when he announced that he had created gene-edited babies. Photo: AP
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Scientists call for China to protect world’s first gene-edited babies

  • He Jiankui was jailed for his experiment on human embryos after the three girls were born
  • A new proposal suggests a research centre be set up and funds allocated to look after them

Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the world in 2018 when he announced that he had created gene-edited babies. Photo: AP
Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the world in 2018 when he announced that he had created gene-edited babies. Photo: AP
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