Genetic Engineering and Diseases – Gene Drive & Malaria

We have the choice to attack one of our oldest enemies with genetic engineering. But should we do it?

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SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:

Harvard FAQs on gene drive:

Research paper on using CRISPR for malaria gene drive:

Nature article on engineered mosquitos:

STAT new article on using gene drive against Zika:

Tech review article on using gene drive against malaria:

Smithsonian on deadliness of mosquitos:

Science article about the risks of the technology:

New Yorker on Pros and Cons:

Gates note on death rate through mosquitos:

Status quo on field trial in the U.S.:

Evolution working against gene drive technology:

Research paper on evolution of resistance against gene drive:

Science news on possible safety feature for gene drive:

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