Squid and octopus can edit and direct their own brain genes - New Scientist

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    Squid and octopus can edit and direct their own brain genes
    New Scientist
    Unlike other animals, cephalopods – the family that includes octopuses, squid and cuttlefish – do not obey the commands of their DNA to the letter. Instead, they ... and one cuttlefish. The mechanics of cephalopod RNA editing are still being investigated.
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