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:
http://bit.ly/1TYNIAo

Research paper on using CRISPR for malaria gene drive:
http://bit.ly/2cGXNqp

Nature article on engineered mosquitos:
http://go.nature.com/1Ij39yS

STAT new article on using gene drive against Zika:
http://bit.ly/2ctw24X

Tech review article on using gene drive against malaria:
http://bit.ly/1V0Qpr7

Smithsonian on deadliness of mosquitos:
http://bit.ly/1sqQ1D7

Science article about the risks of the technology:
http://bit.ly/2dgtpCt

New Yorker on Pros and Cons:
http://bit.ly/1PTKGlt

Gates note on death rate through mosquitos:
http://bit.ly/1UdvIqI

Status quo on field trial in the U.S.:
http://bit.ly/2b16ufu

Evolution working against gene drive technology:
http://theatln.tc/2cmMjau

Research paper on evolution of resistance against gene drive:
http://bit.ly/2cGWPKO

Science news on possible safety feature for gene drive:
http://bit.ly/29I0Z26

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