Chinese scientist jailed and fined for genetic editing of newborns

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Chinese scientist jailed and fined for genetic editing of newborns

Chinese scientists jailed and fined for the genetic editing of newborns! Chinese scientists, who made possible the birth of two twins through genetic editing, were sentenced to three years in prison and a fine of more than $ 4 million.

Controversial scientist Jiankoi claimed in 2018 that he transformed the DNA of two twins, Nana and Lolo, into a mother who could not be infected with HIV. He was also told that he had edited the sites in the DNA under which a person is infected with HIV. This was done by someone using the well-known technology CRI AspRCAS Nine (Crisper).

After the news, the global circles and scientists, in particular, protested it, calling the editing of human beings as irrational but also dangerous, but only Gencoi, a deputy professor at the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, described it as ‘proud’. Another pregnant woman was declared to be a genetically modified newborn with the same technology.

After the news, the global circles and scientists, in particular, protested it, calling the editing of human beings as irrational but also dangerous, but only Gencoi, a deputy professor at the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, described it as ‘proud’. Another pregnant woman was declared to be a genetically modified newborn with the same technology.

In the Shenzhen Nanshan District Public Court on Monday, Genqui was sentenced to three years in prison and a fine of $ 430,000. According to the court, Jankoi has been involved in this work since 2016 and has achieved a lot of financial gains thus far.

The court has said that it is not aware of all the essential aspects of this sensitive matter and has done a very dangerous job. American scientists, on the other hand, have looked at Gencoy’s secret research paper, saying that they have repeatedly violated medical, ethical and legal principles.

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