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China Stops Work on Gene-Edited Babies

Nov. 29, 2018 — The work of a research team that claimed to have produced the world’s first gene-edited babies is illegal and has been halted, the Chinese government said Thursday. An investigation has been ordered into the research that led to the birth of twin girls earlier this month, Chinese Vice Minister of Science… Read More »

I'm an ER Doctor. I Rarely Cry From My Work, but This Night Was an Exception.

Instagram@jedidiah_ballard Fifteen-year-old male, chief complaint: laceration. I walk into the room kind of excited as I enjoy the artistic component of restoring injured tissue. Anthony was one of those instantly likable kids—very respectful, contagious smile, intelligent and quick-witted. He had broken up a knife fight between two older girls at his high school and received… Read More »