Wouldn't it be great if scientists could genetically engineer mosquitoes to be immune to the malaria parasite, thus protecting people from that disease? How about restoring the effectiveness of a pesticide by eliminating resistance genes in weeds and insect pests? Or altering genomes to eradicate a pesky invasive species? These are exactly the sorts of things that a brand new biotechnological tool could do, and it's got some people worried. Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey looks into how "gene drives" can be used safely to manage wild ecosystems.
California's progressive political imperatives are having such glaring real-world repercussions that it's hard to keep ignoring them.
Legislator Who Argues Housing Is a Human Right Also Suing to Stop Affordable Housing in Her District
New York Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou is a plaintiff in a lawsuit to stop a Habitat for Humanity housing project.
The American Priority Festival gave a glimpse inside the world where deep state theories thrive.
"Touching someone's arm to get their attention, I would have thought was normal."
Trust in the media is at historic lows.