“Gene drive” technology will let us edit life in new ways, but should we use it?

“Gene drive” technology will let us edit life in new ways, but should we use it?

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“Gene drive” technology will let us edit life in new ways, but should we use it?

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The emerging science of gene drives promises human control greater than ever before over the traits and environmental effects of non-human organisms. While the technology is rapidly being developed, the ethics of its implementation remains to be defined. Join Center contributors in considering if and how we should apply gene drive technology to edit life.

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