Explainer: Why is China laying down gene editing rules?

Dr. He’s experiment violates the 2003 guidelines that prohibits the use of gene-manipulated embryos for reproductive purposes. China has posted the draft regulation requiring researchers to obtain prior approval from the government before undertaking clinical trials. It is now all set to introduce the gene-editing regulation. In a bid to make babies immune to infection … Continue reading Explainer: Why is China laying down gene editing rules?