ISSCR, an international stem-cell body says the country’s proposed law could put patients at risk

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The draft rules mean that anyone who manipulates human genes in adults or embryos is responsible for adverse outcomes

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The shocking announcement of genetically modified babies creates an opportunity to overhaul the nation’s science, argue Ruipeng Lei and colleagues

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Administrators at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, yesterday tried to reassure alarmed employees that its recent dismissals of faculty members alleged to have broken federal funding rules were not connected to race or ethnicity

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Yes, it’s as scary as it sounds. Some are calling the Chinese experiment “an ethical nightmare.”

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Surgeon Henry Heimlich is best known for inventing a way to rescue choking victims, but a quarter-century ago, he was vilified for promoting a fringe treatment for AIDS & Lyme disease. Called malarial therapy, it involved injecting patients with the malaria-causing parasite, supposedly to stimulate their immune systems

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A powerful new national medical ethics committee, which will approve all clinical trials involving high-risk biomedical technologies, is at the center of a regulatory shakeup Chinese authorities are planning in the aftermath of the widely condemned “CRISPR babies” experiment, STAT has learned

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Other sensitive topics in 2018 include a vaccine scandal and a physician jailed for criticizing traditional Chinese medicine

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