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Gene Drives for Conservation

Gene drives could make cane toads non-toxic, enabling predators to consume the toads safely and reduce their numbers.

Gene drives could make cane toads non-toxic, enabling predators to consume the toads safely and reduce their numbers.

By Ella Kelly

Gene drives may provide a novel tool to counteract seemingly unstoppable threats to global biodiversity.

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