Gene drives: The good, the bad, and the hype

Gene drives are being investigated as tools to eradicate infectious diseases or control pests that cause agricultural, economic, and environmental damages; yet they have also raised concerns.

Ending Malaria For Good

Early in my career, I was galvanized by a disease that ravaged my country and many others around the world: malaria.

The Extinction Invention

Malaria kills half a million people each year, mostly children in tropical Africa. The price tag for eradicating the disease is estimated at more than $100 billion over 15 years.

Nature special report on Crispr

Researchers the world over are fast adopting CRISPR-Cas9 to tinker with the genomes of humans, viruses, bacteria, animals and plants. Nature brings together research, reporting and expert opinion to keep you abreast of the frontiers of gene editing.