An albino opossum proves CRISPR works for marsupials, too

While kangaroos and koalas are better known, researchers studying marsupials often use opossums in laboratory experiments because they are smaller and easier to care for. Gray short-tailed opossums, the species used in the study, are related to white-faced North American opossums, but they are smaller and lack pouches. Researchers at Riken used CRISPR to delete […]