Posts Tagged 'mosquitoes'

VSS Unity reaches space

VSS Unity reaches space

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic was back in the air this week.  The new SpaceShipTwo launched from the SpacePort in Mojave, California achieved an altitude of weightless, and landed from a maiden flight to cheers from the teams

Moratorium deferred on gene drive

Moratorium deferred on gene drive

  An international conference in Egypt considered proposals by some scientists to ban the release of genetically modified organisms to the environment, but ultimately decided against an outright moratorium in favour of risk assessments of

Should gene drive be banned?

Should gene drive be banned?

  A number of global scientists have proposed a resolution that would broaden the UN Convention on Biological Diversity to implore governments to “refrain from” releasing certain genetically engineered organisms into nature.  “Gene drive” is