Scientists say that a little gene hacking turned adorable hamsters into vicious monstrosities. Let that be a lesson to you!

“Researchers at Georgia State University may have published the scientific understatement of the year when saying that their CRISPR experiment with hamsters “found that the biology behind social behavior may be more complex than previously thought”.”

Cue Planet of the Hamsters production budgets

@Zerush@lemmy.ml
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Maybe…

Adoraism-Stalinism☭
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WHY THO

“We anticipated that if we eliminated vasopressin activity, we would reduce both aggression and social communication,” GSU neuroscience researcher H. Elliott Albers said in a statement. “But the opposite happened.”

Adoraism-Stalinism☭
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Oh

whoops

Arthur Besse
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thanks, scientists 🙄

@angarabebesi@lemmy.ml
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This sounds like the prologue of a cheap Hollywood thriller.

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