Is genetic engineering (crispr, gene drive, etc.) advanced enough to kill or save billions of people?
David Pearce's answer: Millions of gamers across the world enjoy playing Plague Inc: Evolved (PC) The object of the game is to eradicate the human species by evolving pathogens via a complex set of variables to simulate the severity and spread of the plague. Tomorrow's CRISPR-based "gene drives" ...
, yes, one of 's most memorable quotes. I agree with a lot of your points. But at the very least one would hope knowledgeable insiders weigh their words and published work carefully. Most researchers on CRISPR/Cas9 -based gene drives aren't focused on biosecurity but rather biosafety issues.
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