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There Still Aren’t Any Rules Preventing Rogue Scientists From Making Gene-Edited Babies

The anniversary of He Jiankui’s fraught experiment brings more questions than answers

Illustration: Nan Lee

AAround this time last November, Chinese scientist He Jiankui stunned the world when he revealed the birth of the first known gene-edited babies. Working in relative secrecy…




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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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