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Scientists have crossed the Rubicon, with a researcher in China claiming to have created the world’s first gene-edited babies. STAT’s Sharon Begley has been reporting the story this week from the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing in Hong Kong, where the revelation caused a furor. Join her today for a subscriber-only live chat about the research, the scientists behind it, the ethics debate, and what may be next for genome editing in humans.

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