Chinese scientists to perform world’s first genetic editing trial on human beings

Q.  Which country will perform the first gene editing trial on human beings in the world?
- Published on 04 Aug 16

a. China
b. India
c. Japan
d. None of the above

ANSWER: China
 
Scientists from China are set to perform the world’s first gene editing trial on human brings. The notion behind using this controversial technique on cancer patients at a hospital in Chengdu city, is to find a cure for lung cancer, scientists said.
  • Trial has received ethical permission from the hospital review board and marks the first step towards creation of genetically modified babies
 

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  • pravin patil    -Posted on 06 Aug 16
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