Posts tagged “gene drive”

Malaria-Resistant Mosquitoes Hatched in California

November 24th, 2015
Malaria-Resistant Mosquitoes Hatched in California

 Researchers in California hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and used ground-breaking technology to make sure they pass on the protective gene when they reproduce. The experiment involves what’s known as a “gene drive” which hopefully promises to change the genetics of populations in insects, certain plants and certain animals faster than it would happen naturally. Genes […]

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