19 Apr 2018 19:19 IST

The shellfish gene

One strange piece of mobile DNA has spread itself throughout the oceans

Did you know there's a leukemia that spreads among clams and shellfish, turning their blood milky white, and eventually killing them? This article in The Atlantic talks about the cancer that is slowly killing such mollusks through something called the 'jumping gene'.

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