Using CRISPR-Cas9 to Engineer Virus Resistance in Cassava Triggers Evolution of Novel Virus

This study found that using CRISPR-Cas9 to engineer resistance to geminiviruses in cassava resulted in the emergence of a CRISPR-resistant mutant virus, highlighting the potential for CRISPR-systems to trigger the evolution of new viruses. […]

Allergenic GM Papaya Scandal

How Prof. Joe Cummins uncovered the great scandal of how US regulatory agencies approved a GM papaya even though it carries a viral gene known to be a potential allergen. […]