December 31, 2019

Chinese Court Sentences ‘Gene-Editing’ Scientist to Three Years in Prison

(Reuters) – A Chinese court sentenced the scientist who created the world’s first “gene-edited” babies to three years in prison on Monday for illegally practising medicine and violating research regulations, the official Xinhua news agency said.  In November 2018, He … Read More

December 30, 2019

He Jiankui, Chinese Scientist Who Edited Babies’ Genes, Jailed for Three Years

(The Guardian) – The scientist who created the world’s first “gene-edited” babies has been sentenced to to three years in prison by a court in China. He Jiankui said in November 2018 that he had used gene-editing technology known as … Read More