CRISPR Flies Take Leaf Out of Butterfly Book to Exploit Predator-Deterring Toxins

An international team of researchers headed by scientists at the University of California (UC), Berkeley, has used CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing to turn fruit flies that might otherwise represent a handy snack for frogs and birds, into potentially poisonous prey that could cause anything that eats them—including humans—to vomit. (source:

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