Gene Editing Can Now Change An Entire Species Forever

CRISPR has opened up limitless avenues for genetic modification. From disease prevention to invasive species control, Jennifer Kahn discusses the discover, application, and implications of gene drives.

June 17, 2016

New Artificially Intelligent Microscope Accurately Diagnoses Malaria

A new microscope equipped with AI will help diagnose malaria 90% more accurately, thanks to a software running on deep learning.

February 13, 2016

Malaria Mosquitoes Genetically Engineered to Wipeout Their Own Species

Researchers are using CRISPR-Cas9 and 'gene drive' technology to eliminate malaria from a species of mosquito by making them unable to reproduce.

December 14, 2015

Meet the Designer Mosquitoes Genetically Modified To Wipe Out Malaria

Mosquitoes have been genetically-modified to hinder the growth of plasmodium parasites within their bodies, preventing them from spreading onto human hosts and curbing infections of malaria in the process.

November 25, 2015

Using Lasers to Kill Mosquitos that Transmit Malaria

Called a photonic fence, it is capable of identifying female mosquitos based on wing movement and delivering a precise amount of energy to burn the target mosquito

October 26, 2015
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