Tag Archives: Babies

Shocking reason seven babies have died

A medieval disease is making a resurgence in Australia and authorities are struggling to get it under control. Once a problem contained to the North End, the sexually transmitted disease syphilis has now spread further across Australia, killing seven babies in its wake. There have now been outbreaks in South Australia and in August the… Read More »

China halts work on gene-edited babies

China’s government has ordered a halt to work by a medical team that claimed to have helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies. Leading scientists have declared it’s still too soon to try to make permanent changes to DNA that can be inherited by future generations. Chinese Vice Minister of Science and Technology Xu Nanping… Read More »