Biocontrol gene tech set to shred mice population

Samantha Townsend
By Samantha Townsend
Updated June 3 2021 - 11:16pm, first published 11:00pm
Using targeted gene drives, scientists want to interrupt the breeding cycle of mice to keep populations at manageable levels. Photo: NSW DPI

A technique that exploits the natural mating process in mice, which has previously been proven in insects is being explored to help reduce populations.

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