Tag Archives: China

China hails improved water quality, but some rivers more polluted

FILE PHOTO: Bottles of polluted water from Xiaohaotu county, Yulin of Shaanxi province, are displayed in a mini van at a roaming exhibition art project by Chinese performance artist “Nut Brother”, in Beijing 798 art area, China July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s surface water quality improved in 2018, with more samples… Read More »

China orders an inquiry into the 'world's first gene-edited babies'

China orders an inquiry into the ‘world’s first gene-edited babies’ as scientists continue to condemn ‘irresponsible’ researchers who claim to have edited the DNA of twins to give them immunity to HIV Scientists said the use of CRISPR-Cas9 technology to edit the genes was risky They said it harmed the reputation of the biomedical community… Read More »