We're back into our species dives with one jellyfish that opened the door to new era of genetic engineering, at its own peril. Meet Aequorea victoria, and its very special protein - GFP.
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This episode features Dr. Lisa-ann Gershwin, the author of Stung: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future Of The Ocean, and Jellyfish: A Natural History. Learn more about her work at http://lisagershwin.com/.
Music for this episode was produced by Sunfish Moon Light and Cat Can Do.
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