Tag: genetic engineering

September 19, 2019

Americans are open — cautiously — to gene drives

When the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District proposed combating Zika virus by releasing genetically engineered mosquitos, voters in the affected suburb balked. Researchers recently honed in on public attitudes about...

April 8, 2019

Do ‘daisy chains’ offer a save path for gene editing?

As biologists consider the role that genetic engineering could play in solving ecological and public health problems, one of the biggest concerns has been the danger of genetically engineered traits...