Robin Lovell-Badge, organizer of the November 2018 event where China's He Jiankui made his controversial presentation, described him as a rich man with a 'huge ego' who 'wanted to do something he thinks will change the world'
Here's a simple statistic: by 2030, the number of knee replacement surgeries in the U.S. alone is expected to rise over 600 percent. But researchers at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center are now offering an alternative that can relieve the pain and slow the osteoarthritis that most often leads to the need for knee replacement. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
A leap in technology has allowed scientists to take their DNA labs out into the fields, so farmers can identify diseases quickly and tackle the problem before their crops die, or the virus spreads to neighboring farms. Faith Lapidus reports.
In 2016, researchers at Saudi Arabia's King Faisal University began sounding alarms that the nation is about a decade away from running out of groundwater. The situation is still dire, but some entrepreneurs are creating new ways to save every drop. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.