AP Exclusive: First Gene-Edited Babies Claimed in China

In this Oct. 10, 2018 photo, He Jiankui speaks during an interview at a laboratory in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong province. Chinese scientist He claims he helped make world's first genetically edited babies: twin girls whose DNA he said he altered. He revealed it Monday, Nov. 26, in Hong Kong to one of the organizers of an international conference on gene editing.

By Published on November 26, 2018

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  • Jackie

    I get a bad feeling in my stomach as I read this article. I’m nauseated!
    This whole thing is sick, diabolical and demented!!!
    No words for this….
    Lord have mercy and help us!

    • Most likely these children will get very sick and be rather docile. An artificial secularist.

    • swordfish

      There are clearly ethical concerns here, but the potential to be able to edit genes causing illnesses like cystic fibrosis seems like a good idea.

  • Jim Walker

    These scientists should do that to their own and see what happens.
    I see nephilims in the making.

    • What would those be?

      • swordfish

        The Nephilim were the offspring of the “sons of God” and the “daughters of men” before the Deluge, according to Genesis 6:1-4.

        • So fallen humans like you and I?

          • swordfish

            “Most of the contemporary English translations of Genesis 6:1-4 and Numbers 13:33 render the Heb. nefilim as “giants”. All early sources refer to the “sons of heaven” as angels.”

            I’m not a fallen human, I’m just a human.

          • you are not only a fallen man as everyone else is, you are a reprobate.

          • swordfish

            I love you too. I’m disappointed that you don’t know what a nephilim is though.

          • you have no love in you, therefore your situation

            What should I care about some extinct deformity of mankind?

  • Deplorables know Libs suck

    Could just be a hoax. They get fame and fortune, and who would know it was faked or years.

  • Luminous

    Designer genes.

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