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Recap of Chinese scientist’s remarks at conference

November 28, 2018

AP Chief Medical Writer Marilynn Marchione says more questions have been raised than answered after a Chinese researcher made his first public comments about his claims to have helped make the world's first genetically edited babies. (Nov. 28)

2nd possible gene-edited pregnancy reported

November 28, 2018

A Chinese researcher who claims to have helped make the world's first genetically edited babies says a second pregnancy may be underway. Researcher He Jiankui spoke publicly for the first time about the controversial experiment in Hong Kong. (Nov. 28)

Gene editing promises to boost nutrition in foods

November 14, 2018

By early next year, the first foods made from gene-edited plants are expected to begin selling. It’s very different than today’s controversial “genetically modified” foods. But some critics say gene-edited products still need close monitoring. (Nov. 14)

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