Hercules (left) and Tiangou rank as the world’s first gene-edited dogs. The Chinese team manipulated their DNA by removing embryos from the womb of their biological mother and then reinserting them. Photo: SCMP Pictures

'Super puppies' created in DNA manipulation: Chinese mainland scientists turn genetic editing into reality

Chinese scientists breed two dogs that can build muscle faster than naturally bred animals after world-first editing of a mammal's genome

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Hercules (left) and Tiangou rank as the world’s first gene-edited dogs. The Chinese team manipulated their DNA by removing embryos from the womb of their biological mother and then reinserting them. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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