December 2018

Gene-edited babies in China

By Angela Napoletano It seems that He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who announced to have created the world’s first gene-edited babies, has been arrested. https://beta.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/2176109/university-denies-chinese-frankenstein-has-been-detained-over The news has been spread by the South China Morning Post even if it has not been confirmed by officials. Is this good news? Science’s progresses are usually perceived as […] Read more