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Genetics summit holds breath for Chinese baby-editing details

HONG KONG: Organisers of a conference that has been upended by gene-edited baby revelations are holding their breath as to what the controversial scientist at the centre of the "breakthrough" will say when he takes the stage. Chinese scientist He Jiankui is due to speak Wednesday at a summit of biomedical experts in Hong Kong, just days after publishing claims to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies. In a video posted on YouTube, university professor He said that the twin girls, born a few weeks ago,…