Researchers grow ‘Frankenstein ants’ to study epigenetics

The cold room in biochemist Danny Reinberg’s lab at the New York University Langone School of Medicine is anything but. Illuminated for 12 hours a day and kept at 25 °C, the room is downright balmy. But entomophobes would be well advised to steer clear: this room is filled not with test tubes and petri dishes, but with ants. Lots and lots of ants… Read more at The Scientist.

~ by jeffreyperkel on October 9, 2016.

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