Photo of Zhou Xiaoqin installing a fine glass pipette into a sperm injection microscope

China Halts Work by Team on Gene-Edited Babies

HONG KONG — China's government ordered a halt Thursday to work by a medical team that claimed to have helped make the world's first gene-edited babies, as a group of leading scientists declared that it's still too soon to try to make permanent changes to DNA t...

Gene-Edited Food Is Coming, but Will Shoppers Buy?

WASHINGTON — The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for your heart. "If...