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Study — Disease-causing insects resistant to gene manipulation

Researchers are studying the use of CRISPR-cas9, a revolutionary gene-editing tool to fight human disease and agricultural blight. But, a new study has found that some genetic and behavioral qualities in insects make them resistant to gene-editing.

Essential Science: Should we worry about gene extinction?

Honolulu - A consortium of scientists has expressed concern about ‘gene extinction’ technology (or 'gene drives'), claiming it could lead to species loss. Digital Journal examines this controversial field.

Op-Ed: Gene Drive — Permanent alteration of genetic heredity gets tricky

Sydney - If there’s one consistent thing about new gene technology, it’s that nothing is ever clearly explained and defined. Gene Drive is the ability to permanently alter genes, including passing on all the new genes to subsequent generations.
 

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Gene Drive is the new permanent press for your genes.
Gene Drive is the new permanent press for your genes.
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