Now He Jiankui is no ordinary scientist. Due to one of his research, he had to stay in jail for three years. Later, when he came out, he opened his own research lab in Beijing.
Many scientists of China are considered very controversial from the point of view of research, their discovery, their study is enough to create panic in the whole world. One such Chinese scientist is He Jiankui who is claiming that he knows how to stop aging. He wants to do a new research in this direction, but other scientists are considering it dangerous.
China’s mad scientist and his claims
Now He Jiankui is no ordinary scientist. Due to one of his research, he had to stay in jail for three years. Later, when he came out, he opened his own research lab in Beijing. Now in that lab, this scientist keeps on doing one or the other experiment everyday. He also shares the information about those experiments on Twitter, that is, whether the Chinese government pays attention to it or not, it has become very popular in the world of social media.
Now in this episode this scientist has made a new claim. He says that by altering human embryos, he can stop aging. He argues that his research will involve mouse embryos and human fertilized eggs with edited genes. To give a new direction to this research, it has even been said that diseases like Alzheimer’s will also be cured through this. It has been stressed that there is no cure for this disease as of now and the aging population is increasing the pressure on the country.
Scientists are denying these claims
Although many scientists do not agree with this proposal of He Jiankui. They believe that if the DNA of humans is tampered with, then its effect will go far ahead. Some scientists are even calling it madness, even saying that all this is being done for publicity. For now, He Jiankui has assured that he is not going to move forward on the subject until the research is approved by the government.