Tuesday 12 December 2017
Contact US    |    Archive
inquirer
5 days ago

Genetic tool that can doom a species under UN review

For some, a new cutting-edge technology called gene drive is the silver bullet able to wipe out invasive species decimating island wildlife, and eradicate the malaria-bearing mosquitoes that killed nearly half a million people last year, mostly in Africa. Others fear that the genetic engineering process is a one-way ticket to ecological mayhem, or suspect health and conservation aims are masking industrial and military objectives. Advocates and critics square off in Montreal this week in an obscure wo

Read on the original site


Hashtags:   

Genetic

 | 

tool

 | 

that

 | 

can

 | 

doom

 | 

species

 | 

under

 | 

review

 | 
Most Popular (6 hours)

Most Popular (24 hours)

Where to, Bato?

- inquirer

Most Popular (a week)

Categories - Countries
Philippines