human gene editing

Rogue Scientist Defends Gene-Edited Babies — And Reveals A Second Pregnancy

Rogue Scientist Defends Gene-Edited Babies — And Reveals A Second Pregnancy

Speaking at a genetics conference in Hong Kong earlier today, embattled Chinese scientist He Jiankui said he was “proud” to have created the world’s first genetically edited babies, despite receiving near-universal condemnation from his peers. Speaking publicly today for the first time, the scientist offered new details about his unauthorised,…