Mouse Genetics rid of the fear of cats (5 photos)

Scientists at Tokyo University have used genetic engineering techniques to remove the mouse, which is not afraid of cats.

Ko Kobayakawa, project manager, explains: "The mice, by nature, are horrified and seek shelter when it detects the smell of cats. We, with the help of genetic engineering methods to remove certain sensors in the mouse olfactory system, and now she does not show any signs of fear. "

Scientists experiment designed to prove that the fear of cats in the genes of mice and is not acquired a conditioned reflex.

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