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How Can We Safely Release Genetically Modified Organisms Into the Wild?

News   Aug 02, 2017 | Original story from Harvard University

 
How Can We Safely Release Genetically Modified Organisms Into the Wild?

Super-mendelian genetics increases the likelihood of inheritance of a desired trait to nearly 100 percent, even if that trait confers a selective disadvantage (Image courtesy of Hidenori Tanaka/Harvard)

 
 
 

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