BEIJING (AFP) .- China's order examines to verify the Chinese scientist's claims that have created their " first
Genetically modified babies of history, activity that is referred to as "foolish" with many researchers.
He is named in Jiankui, professor at the University of Shenzhen, in Guangdong Province (south)
Video released on YouTube on "A few weeks ago" of two Daughter-Daughters changed the DNA to make them stronger than the AIDS virus.
"We have asked the health authorities in the Guangdong Department to open up a detailed inquiry to establish the truth," the National Health Commission responded on Monday night, saying "a very important" to this issue.
He sent to Jiankui a fine voice from the world's scientific community, including the center of the researcher, the University of Science and Technology, who gave him permission and said he was "extremely awesome ".
The geneticist, trained at Stanford University in the United States and who runs a genome lane on the genome in Shenzhen, says he has used the CRISPR / Cas9 technology, the "genome scissors ". It allows to remove and disable; Introducing incredible parts of the genome, because they are typing a failure in a computer.
The Lulu and Nana couples were born from in vitro bred from modified embryos before they went into a maternal bride.
This psychotic drug case has not been confirmed since the Chinese team's findings have not been published in a scientific magazine.
There were more than 100 Chinese scientists, mostly of biological experts and doctors, and Lament in a "something" statement, which is a "big hit on world reputation and the development of biological research in China."