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The Chinese scientist who claims to have edited babies’ DNA has been sentenced to 3 years in prison. Here’s a timeline of the controversy....

Chinese state media outlets reported that the scientist was fined and sentenced to prison, and that his colleagues also face prison time.

A scientist who genetically edited babies to be HIV-resistant was just sentenced to 3 years in prison. Here’s how he did it and why scientists a...

He Jiankui, who claimed in 2018 that the first two gene-edited babies had been born, was sentenced to three years in prison on Monday.

The most mind-blowing human health discoveries of 2019

We learned more about the best ways to eat, how to fight cancer, and, quite possibly, a third gene edited baby was born.
The rise of AI has left many open-ended questions about the future of technology and the unintended consequences it may lead to.

Scientists and researchers reveal 13 dark technology scenarios that keep them up at night

AI, drones, and self-driving vehicles raise many open-ended questions about the unintended consequences of technology.
The rise of AI has left many open-ended questions about the future of technology and the unintended consequences it may lead to.

Scientists and researchers reveal 13 dark technology scenarios that keep them up at night

AI, drones, and self-driving vehicles raise many open-ended questions about the unintended consequences of technology.
The gene-edited lizard, top, and the control lizard were no bigger than a finger when they first hatched.

The world’s first gene-edited reptile is a finger-sized albino lizard

Scientists have successfully created the world's first gene-edited reptile using Crispr technology. It's a cute albino lizard no bigger than a finger.
The gene-editing tool Crispr can be used to make mushrooms that don't brown or strawberries with a longer shelf life.

We’ll be eating the first Crispr’d foods within 5 years, according to a geneticist who helped invent the blockbuster gene-editing tool

A UC Berkeley geneticist who helped invent the gene-editing tool Crispr told Business Insider its most profound impacts will be on agriculture.
Iora Health CEO Rushika Fernandopulle made our list of 10 people transforming healthcare.

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A Memphis Meats chicken strip.

Silicon Valley startups backed by celebrities like Bill Gates are using gene-editing tool Crispr to make meat without farms — and to disrupt a $...

Startups backed by celebrities like Bill Gates and Richard Branson are experimenting with gene-editing to make lab-grown chicken, pork, and beef. It's the first known instance of Crispr being used in a new meat product.