Genetics

Putting the brakes on the gene drive

A biological switch that could potentially regulate gene drive technology has been created by researchers from Cardiff University.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Deploying mosquitoes against Zika

A mosquito genetically modified to fight Zika virus, dengue fever, and other mosquito-borne ailments is being reviewed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for possible release in Florida. The mosquito is programmed to ...

Genetics

Genetic engineering's new frontier

Humanity's ability to alter nature, a characteristic of our species for thousands of years, has taken a big step forward.

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