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Gene-edited baby trial 'paused': China scientist

The Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies said Wednesday the trial had been paused, following an international outcry over the highly controversial procedure.

Nov 28, 2018
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Fighting cancer one cell at a time

A team of scientists from Agency for Science, Technology and Research's (A*STAR) Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) has identified a new approach to cancer therapeutics by targeting the evolution of cancer cells. This approach ...

Nov 28, 2018
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First gene-edited babies claimed in China

A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies—twin girls born this month whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life.

Nov 26, 2018
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