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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Southern University of Science and Technology's He Jiankui ignited a firestorm of epic proportions at the Second International Human Genome Editing Summit in Hong Kong this week when news broke through the Associated Press and through a series of self-produced YouTube videos that he had used CRISPR-Cas9 technology to disable the CCR5 gene in the germline genome of twin embryos in order to mak

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