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Nicox teams up with Chinese firm to develop and sell glaucoma drug

PARIS (Reuters) – French ophthalmology company Nicox and Chinese firm Ocumension Therapeutics said on Monday they had signed an exclusive license agreement to develop and sell a yet-to-be approved Nicox drug to treat glaucoma in China. Glaucoma, which is damage to the optic nerve, is the second leading cause of blindness globally and is likely… Read More »

Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies

Ever since scientists created the powerful gene editing technique Crispr, they have braced apprehensively for the day when it would be used to create a genetically altered human being. Many nations banned such work, fearing it could be misused to alter everything from eye color to I.Q. Now, the moment they feared may have come.… Read More »