Choosing a World Without Mosquitoes: CRISPR

New gene-editing technology gives scientists the ability to wipe out the carriers of malaria and the Zika virus. But should we use it?

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Understanding and Sustaining a Biodiverse Planet

Understand how species interactions, climate change, habitat fragmentation, diseases, environmental contaminants, and invasions of exotic species affect the survival of species and the functioning of ecosystems.

Increase knowledge of the evolutionary and ecological history of species and ecosystems, and the processes responsible for population declines and extinction.


ERC Grand Challenges Network: for inquiry, for project design, for activism.