Gene spill

A new possible environmental disaster: the gene spill

February 8, 2016 admin 0

New genetic modification technology such as CRISPR-Cas9 has opened the door to transformative biological research, but it has also set the table for some novel kinds of technological problems for which we aren’t at all prepared including one that I […]

GMO google

With CRISPR, is GMO also for Google?

August 30, 2015 admin 11

Google is reportedly getting into the genetic modification business. It plans to use a sexy, new genetic technology called “gene drive”, which has both excited and unsettled scientists due to its great power to make GMOs in nature via reproductive […]

Harmit Malik

Conversation with Harmit Malik on Gene Drive

August 16, 2015 admin 0

Gene drive is a powerful, emerging genetic technology that can force genetic modification into an entire population. For more background on gene drive you can read my previous post. It’s a very exciting, but potentially dangerous technology with sizable possible risks. […]