Two women Emanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for developing the gene editing technique known s CRISPR-CAS9. But in 2018 the first humans were born with edited genes in China, twin girls Nana and Lulu. Their unique human status in the history of mankind came as a result of a rogue genetics researcher who defied all the bioethics standards of science and he was jailed for his illicit efforts by the Chinese Government. Professor Hank Greely renowned bioethicist, and Professor of Law and Director of the Law and Biosciences Center at Stanford University relates the story and discusses the bioethics dilemma of this scientific fiasco.
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