Friday Cephalopod: Squink

If you've ever wondered what squid ink is made of, here's your answer:

Generally, cephalopod ink includes melanin, enzymes related to melanin production, catecholamines, peptidoglycans, free amino acids and metals.

But mostly melanin. And mucus.

ewwwwww

By Marge Cullen (not verified) on 18 Aug 2017 #permalink

A CRISPR session away from a kid with black snot, sounds like an excellent reason to be cautious about DNA editing.