Jun 17, 2019

Chinese Scientist Defends Splicing Human Brain Gene Into Monkeys

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

In March, a team of Chinese scientists published a study detailing how they made monkeys smarter by splicing a human gene into their DNA.

The news was met by a wave of backlash. But now, one of the scientists behind the study is defending the team’s work — and pledging to push forward on the controversial research.

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