gene therapy

Man who created the first GMO babies is missing but his discovery could haunt us all

Joyce Harper

Chinese scientist He Jiankui claims to have engineered the world’s first genetically-modified babies. Did he unleash one of science’s worst fears?

Leukaemia tumours destroyed in gene therapy breakthrough

Deena Beasley

Scientists have for the first time used gene therapy to destroy advanced tumours in cancer patients -- a goal that has taken 20 years to achieve.