Scientist who genetically edited babies jailed

The gene-editing experiment was labelled 'monstrous'

The Chinese scientist accused of undertaking a “monstrous experiment” for his involvement in the creation of the world's first genetically edited babies has been sentenced to three years in prison.

He Jiankui
He Jiankui. Photo: AAP

He Jiankui triggered global headlines when, in November 2018, he claimed to have