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It's Okay to Be Smart: Using Gene Editing to Repaint Butterfly Wings

11 minutes 12 seconds

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Butterfly metamorphosis is still a bit of a mystery. What happens inside a chrysalis to turn a caterpillar into a beautifully painted butterfly? In this episode, host Joe Hanson interviews Dr. Arnaud Martin, who uses the CRISPR genetic modification technology to learn about how genes build butterfly wings. Part of the "It's Okay to Be Smart" series.

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Runtime: 11 minutes 12 seconds

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