Until recently, cephalopod research was hampered by the fact that there was no way to control the genes of squid or octopus. But all that changed with the first transgenic squid. Nell’s Nell Greenfieldboyce explains how to make this breakthrough at the Marine Biology Laboratory and why it is a game-changing tool for scientists studying these organisms.
Read Nell’s story here and see more of her reports on cephalopods here and here.
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