Skip to comments.Reports: Chinese researcher who claimed to have gene-edited babies goes missing
Posted on 12/03/2018 8:12:30 PM PST by BenLurkin
Researcher He Jiankui said last week that he had altered embryos for seven couples during fertility treatments. He said two of the edited embryos were born healthy twin baby girls. Their DNA had been altered to try to make them resistant to infection with the HIV virus. There is no independent confirmation of what He says he did.
Over the weekend, reports emerged in Chinese media that He was being kept under house arrest. He was last seen Wednesday during an appearance at a conference in Hong Kong.
He's [His] employer, the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, denied reports that the scientist was detained.
"Right now nobody's information is accurate, only the official channels are," a spokesperson told the South China Morning Post. She refused to comment further.
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The Chi-Coms Edited His Genes.
Maybe he was really just making stuff up to attract deep pocket investors. That happens sometimes.
There was an American company that claimed to have a machine that could read your state of health via a small drop of blood. The company venture was headed by a young attractive blonde woman. She knew just enough about science to pull it off. She talked a good game.
They attracted many, many wealthy investors. They were rolling in the dough for a while, and then, the bottom dropped out. Her secret of deceit became public information.
I think she still walks free to this day, perhaps all due to Beauty Privilege.
Yeah, she got her investors for almost $1B, but she supposedly had to give it back, which for some reason I doubt happened. I know, I’m too cynical.
Still wondering where did the Raelians go?
He moved in with the guy who powers his house by cold fusion.
“I’m workin’ on it! Okay?” She will be saying, 35 years from now.
It will be like me owing the IRS. I may never pay every penny back, plus late fees and interest compounded. All I really have to do is to keep mailing in my tiny medicine dropper of a monthly payment without fail.
That will keep the vultures from my door. Maybe that’s what she plans to do it she can get away with it.
Way down, below the ocean,
Where I wanna be,
She may be!
Back around there was a cult that claimed they had cloned a child and they would soon debut him to the world. They got a lot of media coverage and problem a couple 100k in speaking fees.
Innocent error to capitalize "He"?
Like Jim Fell and Phil Din?
SHE became a poster child for the successful young, liberal American woman who would drive men out of the world.
So the lies were buried and no questions asked.
Remember that WHOLE episode well.
It ended BADLY for her.
And she FAKED data.
Perhaps he’s now an organ donor?
He was doing some gene-editing without permission from the state.
They don’t like when stuff happens outside of their control. Especially when it creates negative publicity.
I would more likely believe that he faked the experiment and got caught.
Elizabeth Holmes CEO fraudster of Theranos
She made PT Barnum proud.
That’s the one.
If Megyn Kelly ever wants to be in a movie, she should audition for this part.
More like rewiring his brain. Probably should have cleared his speech through Big Brother first.
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