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New Zealand May Use Genetic Tech to Wipe Out Undesirable Species

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Experts are considering using gene editing technology as a tool for addressing some of the great biological challenges facing the world today: everything from controlling or limiting the growth of vector-borne diseases to promoting conservation...

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Freya H (356)
Monday November 20, 2017, 5:29 pm
Let us hope this promising research yields the hoped-for solutions, because then we could just about kiss all invasive species good-bye.

Except for kudzu.

Of course, this could also be abused - but that is no reason to abandon such investigation.

Doris F (21)
Monday November 20, 2017, 11:50 pm
tyfs Ricardo

Peggy B (41)
Tuesday November 21, 2017, 5:12 am

Roberto M (90)
Tuesday November 21, 2017, 8:17 am
thank you Ricardo for this interesting article

Lenore K (0)
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Wednesday November 22, 2017, 4:52 am

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Friday November 24, 2017, 12:39 pm
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