HONGKONG (AP) is a Chinese researcher
He said he helped create the first genetic teens in the world, and today announced the possibility of the second pregnancy.
Jiangxi, a 34-year-old professor in the southern city of Shenzhen, has publicly condemned her first public discourse on her dispute at an international conference in Hong Kong.
He says he has changed DNA
At the beginning of the month, two twin children were born to immunize AIDS. The scientific community has criticized the practice, while universities and government groups are investigating the situation.
The second possible pregnancy is very early and needs more time to confirm that it will continue.
After speaking, leading scholars say that there are many reasons why they already have concerns and answers. The conference director described the experiment as "irresponsible", suggesting that the scientific community avoided the first attempt to change the DNA and proved itself unsolved.
Changing the DNA before or during the formulation is a matter of controversy, because changes can be inherited and may damage other genes. This practice is prohibited in some countries, including the United States, except for laboratory tests.
Instead of trying to genetic edit, I chose HIV infection instead of congenital anomaly and demanded that it be beneficial for girls.
"They need protection, since there is no vaccine," says the researcher. But scientists did not approve of their point of view.
Jennifer Dodna of California-Berkeley University and one of the inventors of the CRISPR gene editorial said: "This is really a bad achievement." "I am grateful for the fact that I am here today, but I do not think we have heard the answers, so we need to understand motivation."
Dud is paid by Howard Hughes Medical Institute, which also supports Associated Press's Department of Medicine and Science.
No published scientific journals have been published at this time, and there is no independent confirmation of the ratification of the test by experts. At the conference, he answered many questions, including who paid for the job, how the participants explained the potential risks and advantages, and why they kept their work until they finished working.
The regulators accuse the experiment of being non-ethical and non-scientific.
The Chinese National Health Commission has ordered local officials in Guangdong to investigate its activities and its operating center, the University of South Science and Technology.