International Sugar Journal

Reversing insecticide resistance with CRISPR-based ‘allelic drive’ [Full subscriber]

Treatment of fields with pesticides results in the emergence of insecticide-resistant insect pests and decreased variety of helpful bugs. Researchers at the University of California San Diego have developed a technique that reverses insecticide resistance utilizing CRISPR/Cas9 know-how.

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Next-generation CRISPR-based gene drive supports genetic editing with selective precision [Full subscriber]

New CRISPR-based gene drives and broader active genetics technologies are revolutionizing the way scientists engineer the transfer of specific traits from one generation to another.

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