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Updated on December 4 at 10:55 a.m. ET.

Before last week, few people had heard the name He Jiankui. But on November 25, the young Chinese researcher became the center of a global firestorm when it emerged that he had...

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When scientists discover a new way to prevent disease or overcome infertility, they usually get applauded. But throw genetic engineering into the mix and it gets dicey fast. Genetic engineering in reproductive medicine is particularly scary because we’re talking about...

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The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has taken what it clearly regards as a brave new step: it has openly...

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At first, Matthew assumed the weakness in his knee was the sort of orthopedic nuisance that happens when you turn...

Stanford University campus, and edifice with three archways

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Forensic materials on a red background--gloves, crime scene tape, and evidence bags

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He Jiankui speaks at the podium at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing

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Human embryo at four-cell stage on an aqua-colored background

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Different colored DNA letters descending down a wall

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Pipet in a test tube

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Microscopic picture of egg cells and embryos

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