China turns blind eye to surrogacy

China’s one-child policy officially came to an end on January 1. The government is desperate to increase the birth rate in the face of an ageing population. Less well-known is the reversal of a plan to ban surrogacy. Large families have become a status symbol in some circles in China. In 2011, a photo of eight

Chinese Scientists Genetically Modify Human Embryos In A Divided World

By James Maynard The first genetic modifications of human embryos by researchers in China have left scientists and the global public divided over ethics. People around the world are grouping into several camps over the scientific breakthrough, which has added fuel to the already heated debate. Genetic editing of humans while they develop in the