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Title Title
Fact Check: The Contract from the Chinese Research Group that Arguably Has Produced HIV-resistant Babies CCR5-Clinical-Trial-Registry-Chinese-English
Summary Summary
A project involving 400 embryonic experiments has claimed to produce HIV-resistant children with gene editing technology  
Highlights Highlights
Content Content
The recent news below uncovered the contract about producing an HIV-resistant baby with gene editting technology.  
https://hk.news.appledaily.com/china/realtime/article/20181127/58965516?fbclid=IwAR1cY1VL4VEfuiddaCwHyTdLQqUrm_SyEOkjnTzkGC_KRxEnYoxZApXHw38  
The contract made by a Chinese team is in English. According to the statement, the project fund was from the South University of Science and Technology, while the project's leader He (賀建奎) already left the university in this February. The contract also described the cost and procedures.  
The news also claimed that the project involves in 400 embryonic experiments. &nbsp
Is the contract real?  
Categories Categories
Science  
Article type Article type
Tags Tags
bioethics, life sciences  
Author byline Author byline
No No
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Yes No
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full  
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https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wikitribune-uploads-master/2018/08/06111358/embryo-1514192_1920.png  
Sources Sources

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