Rumours Claim The Chinese ‘CRISPR Babies’ Scientist Has Gone Missing

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He may (or may not) have brought about the world’s first genetically modified human babies using CRISPR-Cas9, but He Jiankui’s shoes are probably not the most comfortable in the world right now.

According to reports from Chinese media, the geneticist’s whereabouts are currently unknown.

It’s been reported that he is under house arrest at the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China, the institution that employs him, and from which he has been on leave since February.

 

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