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According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science November 28, 2018 at 01:05AM.)
Jiankui He, the Chinese scientist who claims to have edited the genes of twin babies, spoke publicly about his research for the first time today (Nov. 28) in Hong Kong, at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing.
He took the stage just before 1 p.m. local time and began his talk with an apology.
“First, I must apologize,” He told the audience. The results of the study leaked unexpectedly, he said, taking away the opportunity for the data to be presented in a scientific venue. “The study has been submitted to a scientific journal for review,” he added.
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