CRISPR Baby Experiment Meant to Prevent HIV Might Not Even Work

Two geneticists are criticizing He Jiankui's use of CRISPR to edit human embryos on the grounds that it was an example of deeply flawed science.

Human Guinea Pigs In November, Chinese scientist He Jiankui announced that he’d genetically edited a human embryo that was implanted into a woman who then gave birth to twin girls, making them the world’s first gene-edited humans. Almost immediately, the scientific community derided the experiment as unethical and risky. And now, two geneticists are levying […]

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