Art Caplan and Carolyn Plunkett: The Zika outbreak sweeping through South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean–and steadily moving north–has made mosquito control a top priority for national and international leaders, including the CDC and WHO

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Scientists hope to genetically engineer organisms to survive off-Earth and to do some of the dirty work on spaceships and other planets. The field of study is called “space synthetic biology.” And this new frontier in genetic research could be key to opening up the final frontier

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Consumers wanting to avoid genetically engineered salmon, if it eventually reaches grocery stores, might have a hard time being sure. That is because the Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday that the salmon would not have to be labeled as genetically engineered

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Powerful and possibly unregulated, gene editing starts new boom in GMOs

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Linus Upson, a Google executive who helped build the Chrome browser, says he wants to start a project that would genetically engineer mosquito’s to help eradicate diseases like malaria and dengue fever, according to The Information’s Amir Efrati

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Officials are considering a radical—and highly controversial—approach to control the spread of tropical disease: genetically modified mosquitoes

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While most scientists vouch for the safety of genetically modified organisms, many laymen remain unconvinced

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Some scientists are hoping to overcome objections to genetically modified organisms by reintroducing into plants genes that had long ago been bred out of them

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