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计划灭绝的危险

檀香山—有一项正在进行中的犬儒主义运动,宣扬在物种保护中使用一种叫做“基因驱动器”的强大但问题重重的新技术。这项技术绝不仅仅是日常所见的“转基因”;而是一项全新技术,它制造“诱变锁链反应”,能以无法想象的方式改变生命系统。

基因驱动器代表了下一代基因工程、合成生物学和基因编辑前沿。该技术跨越了遗传标准规则,确保某种由人类使用先进的基因编辑技术向生物体DNA中注入的特殊特征传递给所有后续各代,从而改变整个物种的未来。

这是一项具备前所未有的力量的生物工具。然而,在没有充分考虑相关伦理、生态和社会问题的情况下,许多人积极地推动在物种保护中使用基因驱动技术。

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