GMO mosquitoes: how CRISPR and gene drives could help end malaria

GMO mosquitoes: how CRISPR and gene drives could help end malaria

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Kevin Esvelt wants me to know that if I fuck up this article, 25,000 children could end up dead. Esvelt is a biologist at MIT and the first person to formulate a technology known as a CRISPR gene drive, a gene editing application that represents humanity’s single best chance to eradicate malaria. Somewhere between 438,000…