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Where to find us and what we'll be up to at the World Social Forum in Montreal, QC, from August 9-14, 2016.

Where to find us and what we'll be up to at the World Social Forum in Montreal, QC, from August 9-14, 2016.

Where to find us and what we'll be up to at the World Social Forum in Montreal, QC, from August 9-14, 2016.

Where to find us and what we'll be up to at the World Social Forum in Montreal, QC, from August 9-14, 2016.

Coming in at over 200 pages, today’s National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report, 'Gene Drives on the Horizon’ is weighty but disappointing. It fails to properly address three of the most pressing issues raised by the controversial new technology of CRISPR-CAS9 gene drives. Dubbed, the ‘mutagenic chain reaction’ by its inventors, RNA-guided gene drives are a high-leverage synthetic biology technology invented only last year.