International Science Summit Denounces Gene-Edited Babies, But Rejects Moratorium

American biologist David Baltimore at the opening of the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong, on Tuesday. The Nobel Prize winner has had harsh words for a fellow scientist who claims he has gene-editing human embryos.

The Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing issues a consensus on how scientists might responsibly move forward to create gene-edited babies in the wake of a rogue scientist’s claims.

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