China gene-edited babies: “We don’t know what we’re playing with”

A Chinese scientist is at the centre of an ethical storm over what he claims are the first ethically edited babies. He says he is proud of his work.

He has also revealed that there is a second potential pregnancy. He says he did a lot of his work secretly in the lab with a group of eight couples. His findings were unveiled at a conference in Hong Kong and were condemned worldwide, including in China.

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