On Apr. 18, Time released its list of the 100 most influential people in 2019. Apart from entertainment celebrities like Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande, the list also brings with it big guns from China’s tech industry including Ren Zhengfei, founder of Huawei, Zhang Yiming, CEO of Bytedance and He Jiankui, the initiator of the world-renowned gene-editing surgery.
But men never violate the laws of God without suffering the consequences sooner or later. – Lydia M. Child
On Nov. 26, a Shenzhen scientist He Jiankui announced the birth of two twin gene-edited babies Lulu and Nana, one day before the second International Summit on Human Genome Editing. One of their genes is edited to resist the AIDS virus.