For Biology students in the College of Creative Studies at the University of California Santa Barbara.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Octopuses Rewrite Their RNA
I guess this discovery has been out for a few years now, but I recently learned that octopuses seem to have the ability to rewrite their RNA! This can be used for a lot of cool survival mechanisms, like individuals in polar environments changing neurons to function better in cold temperatures.
Here are a couple links: