(MENAFN) Liz O'Neill, environmental campaigner, does not shred her comments about gene drives, the upcoming generation of genetic modification (GM) technology.
The director of UK anti-GM pressure assembly, GM Freeze, stated, "It is extremely worrying." In addition to, "To release something that has been specifically created in a laboratory in order to outfight nature, and spread without exception within wild populations, is extraordinary arrogant. Saying, "And once the genie is out of the bottle, you cannot put it back in."
The method gene drives work sounds like a thing from a sci-fi book, however, they are being utilized in lab trials. It is a complex topic, but then there is a simple clarification.
Meanwhile, standard GM announces a latest, lab-tweaked gene into an organism, gene drive tech goes one more stage. It presents a gene drive, a lab-created gene that have the capability to replicate itself spontaneously as well, that points at and removes a particular natural gene. It has the faith that these gene drives can be utilized to decrease the amount of malarial mosquitos, in addition to other invasive class of species.
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