China draws up tighter rules on human gene and embryo trials: Xinhua

FILE PHOTO: Scientist He Jiankui attends the International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Holly Chik/File Photo

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top legislature will consider tougher rules on research involving human genes and embryos, the first such move since a Chinese scientist sparked controversy last year by announcing he had made the world’s first “gene-edited” babies. He Jiankui, associate professor at Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, attracted condemnation from […]

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