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First gene-edited babies claimed in China

Chinese scientist claims to have created the world’s first genetically edited BABIES – twin girls altered to resist HIV infection Scientist He Jiankui of Shenzhen made the announcement in Hong Kong  DNA of twin girls was altered with a powerful new tool, the researcher claimed He said he felt a responsibility but said ‘society will… Read More »

First Images from EXPLORER Total-Body Positron Emission Tomography Scanner

An amazing new PET/CT scanner has produced its first images of human subjects, giving scientists and clinicians new opportunities to treat cancer and other diseases. The EXPLORER is a high sensitivity total-body positron emission tomography scanner developed by a collaboration of many different scientists. It is capable of imaging the entire human body in less… Read More »