CSIRO develop technology to mitigate attack on native wildlife

Alex Crowe
By Alex Crowe
November 23 2021 - 6:30pm
CSIRO scientist Dr Andy Sheppard who co-authored Fighting plagues and predators: Australias path to a pest and weed-free future. Picture: Karleen Minney.

Scientists at the CSIRO are developing a technology which would genetically modify cats and mice to prevent the birth of females and help control their numbers.

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Alex Crowe

Alex Crowe

Science and Environment Reporter

Alex covers science and environment issues, with a focus on local Canberra stories. alex.crowe@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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