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Chinese scientists give monkeys human brain genes in ‘morally risky’ experiment

Their brains may not be bigger than normal, but monkeys created with human brain genes are exhibiting cognitive changes that suggest they might be smarter — and the experiments have ethicists shuddering. In the wake of the genetically modified human babies scandal, Chinese scientists are drawing fresh condemnation from philosophers and ethicists, this time over… Read More »

China clones gene-edited monkeys for sleep disorder research

Monkeys cloned from a gene-edited macaque with circadian rhythm disorders are seen in a lab at the Institute of Neuroscience of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, China January 18, 2019. China Daily via REUTERS SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese scientists have made clones of a gene-edited macaque to aid research of circadian rhythm disorders that… Read More »