There is a new era rising in molecular biology and it began with CRISPR technology (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats), which is a genetic modification tool based on bacterial immune system. Gene drives is another interesting mechanism to use for altering genes but in contrast with CRISPR/Cas system it can only function in sexually reproducing species, leaving viruses and bacteria out of the picture. Read more

Every living being on Earth is a part of a giant network where different species depend on each other for survival. This natural system is very complex and built of many different networks where different species interact with each other. Read more