September 21, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Crispy critters

2 min read

As CRISPR gene editing technology has advanced in the last few years, the number of genetically modified animals made with this system has steadily increased. Some are very interesting and useful for science. At the same time especially when they are little, they can be very cute. A nickname is going around for these GM animals: CRISPR-y critters or CRISPR critters.. It turns out that there used be a breakfast cereal called Crispy Critters. It had a very odd looking mascot named Crispy with …Read More