A group of researchers thinks that gene drives could be used to eliminate Zika virus-spreading mosquitoes, Stat News reports.

The University of California, Irvine's Anthony James and his colleagues want to develop a gene drive that would spread an undesirable trait through Aedes aegypti mosquito populations in South and Central America as well as in the Caribbean, decimating them.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.