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Scientists to test tailor-made vaccine tech to fight epidemics

A global coalition set up to fight disease epidemics is investing up to $ 8.4 million to develop a synthetic vaccine system that could be tailor-made to fight multiple pathogens such as flu, Ebola, Marburg and Rabies. The deal, between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and a team of scientists at Britain’s Imperial… Read More »

More than 100 scientists in China say baby gene editing is 'crazy'

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – More than 100 scientists, most of them in China, have condemned as “crazy” and unethical altering human genes after a geneticist claimed he had changed the genes of twin girls to create the first gene-edited babies. Scientist He Jiankui shows “The Human Genome”, a book he edited, at his company Direct Genomics… Read More »