"Because of this study, we now know that these edited cells can survive in a patient, and they will stay there," an expert said.
The Hong Kong edition of the China Daily newspaper said it had uncovered the plot via a post on the Telegram encrypted messaging app, prompting online ridicule.
People's Liberation Army spokesperson Ren Guoqiang said the deployment was routine and that troops would continue their normal duties.
Hong Kong police are preparing to face a thirteenth consecutive weekend of protests over China's influence over the former British colony.
The rewards range from $25,500 to $127,500 and relate to a variety of violent acts of vandalism over recent months.
The photo was taken on Sunday evening, during a clash between police and protesters in the Tsuen Wan area of Hong Kong.
"It's been very devastating to rural America," Gary Wertish said.
A Chinese official blamed the protesters for undermining Hong Kong's stability and prosperity through weeks of continuous demonstrations.
Trump has been reticent to criticize Beijing despite strong condemnations from the State Department and lawmakers from both parties.
What began as a movement against a new extradition law has spiraled into a larger conflict between Hong Kong residents and the Communist Party regime in Beijing.
"The way forward is genuine democratic elections, not violence in the streets," Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said.
Beijing is pursuing a vast campaign of sinicization in the western region of Xinjiang, where the majority of the population is Muslim.
"We are now embarking on a new Long March, and we must start all over again," Chinese President Xi Jinping said.
President Donald Trump raised the tariff on $200 billion of imports from China amid frustrated trade talks between Washington and Beijing.
Economic analysts, including the White House's own adviser, appeared baffled by President Donald Trump's China tariff claim Sunday that China — and not U.S. companies — are paying billions in tariff costs.
"The relevant actions of the U.S. warships violated Chinese sovereignty," a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said.
"For U.S. soy producers, if the trade war ends tomorrow, we will likely not get back to where we were before the trade war started," Mark Albertson, the director of strategic market development at the Illinois Soybean Association, said.
"You're talking to our allies over there and you wonder whose side they're going to be on," Senator James Inhofe warned.
"The United States has been using state power to smear and attack specific Chinese enterprises," said a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, one day after the U.S. Justice Department unveiled a slew of charges against telecom giant Huawei.
The Dongfeng-26 missile has been dubbed the "Guam killer."
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said there's a need for creating "structural reforms" and "penalties" in order to restore standard trade with China.
China promises response if Washington pushes forward with its demand for the extradition of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who was detained in Canada in December.
While violent crime in China is unusual and attacks on children even rarer, there has been a marked uptick in such incidents over the past decade.
Beijing and Washington vie for influence in the Asia-Pacific as China presses strategic regional goals.
While Trump has routinely argued that the tariffs will encourage companies to bring jobs back to the U.S., many are simply looking for cheaper alternatives in other Asian nations.