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The EU not ready for the release of Gene drive organisms into the environment

23 days ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Gene drive organisms have been suggested as an approach to solve some of the most pressing environmental and public health issues. Currently, it remains unclear what kind of regulations are to be used to cover the potential risks. Scientists have evaluated the options for an operational risk assessment of GDOs before their release into environments across the EU.
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EU not ready for the release of gene drive organisms into the environment

23 days ago   |   By Phys

Within the last decades, new genetic engineering tools for manipulating genetic material in plants, animals and microorganisms are getting large attention from the international community, bringing new challenges and possibilities. While genetically modified organisms have been known and used for quite a while now, gene drive organisms are yet at the consideration and evaluation stage.
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