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DNA ‘edit’ that could wipe out grey invaders

Levy, A.,  Scottish Daily Mail,  2020.
It is the big, brash invasive species whose advance has left the native red squirrel clinging on for survival in areas where once it thrived. But the march of the grey squirrel could be halted by a 'gene drive', say researchers at the laboratory responsible for Dolly the sheep.
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Scientists behind Dolly the sheep want to edit squirrel DNA to get rid of greys and protect reds UK

Bedoya, D.,  Inforsurhoy,  2020.
The scientists who cloned Dolly the sheep are now targeting grey squirrels in a bid to rid Britain of them altogether.
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