2018 DEC 01 Gene drive’ research to fight diseases can proceed cautiously, U.N. group decides

Gene drive Ecological Warfare Weapons: This remains a new, speculative technology that even its advocates acknowledge is not ready to be deployed in the natural environment. One potential application would be to genetically modify mosquitoes in one of the few species that spread malaria and then release the engineered mosquitoes in the wild. One modification, for example, could make it more likely that mosquito offspring will be infertile. Remember the Slippery Slope mosquitoes today Humans Tomorrow? Continue Reading