Cuddle up to ‘Frankenfish?’ Author makes case for GM animals

The following is an edited excerpt.

A lot of people get squeamish at the thought of eating what some call “frankenfish,” or other genetically-modified animals, but writer Emily Anthes tells KIRO Radio’s Ross and Burbank Show that we should give it a chance.

Anthes is a science-focused journalist whose work has been featured in Popular Science, Slate and Wired. Her new book “Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts,” introduces readers to some of the new frontiers of human beings’ animal meddling, including efforts to make glowing cats and remote-controlled cockroaches. Anthes says genetically-modified animals are already at arm’s reach.

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