New Research Helps Explain the Genetic Basis of Why We Look the Way We Do

San Diego Biotechnology Network
San Diego Biotechnology Network
New Research Helps Explain the Genetic Basis of Why We Look the Way We Do
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Comparing features of a common laboratory fruit fly with its rarer cousin collected from Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, UC San Diego researchers used CRISPR technology to uncover clues about how high-level control genes called Hox genes shape our appearance.

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