CRISPR on Wildlife?

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Biological Sciences – Ecosystems; Genetics

Additional – Careers

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems; Form and Function; Diversity and Evolution

Years: 7, 8, 9, 10

Word count: 907

One of the pioneers of gene drive technology, which uses CRISPR genome editing to promote inheritance of particular genes in a population, says that his initial suggestion that these systems might be useful for conservation efforts “was a mistake”.

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