Gene-editing couples promised ‘healthier and smarter babies’

Couples who took part in a controversial experiment to alter human embryo genes were misled by the scientist responsible, who promised “smarter, better babies” and no risks, according to an advocacy group. Beijing-based non-government organization Baihualin (White Birch Forest) said that He Jiankui, who carried out his experiments at the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, offered to […]