Gene Editing

A Chinese scientist shocked the world this week when he reported — through a well-coordinated media campaign that involved an AP exclusive and YouTube videos — that he’d created the world’s first babies genetically edited with CRISPR: a set of twin girls, with a third potential CRISPR baby on the way.If He’s experiment is confirmed, he would be the first scientist known to use CRISPR to edit human embryos resulting in a live birth, defying the unofficial international moratorium on editing human embryos intended for a pregnancy. This means that there’s a possibility that creating babies can be resistant to H.I.V. infection if parent carry’s this STD. Full link and Story found below.