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Targeting Genes to Understand Behavior

In the 1980's, geneticist Mario Capecchi pioneered a technique called gene targeting that allowed scientists to find a specific gene and change it in mice. This genetic engineering is seen as having great potential for preventing diseases in humans. Now,

Targeting Genes to Understand Behavior

In the 1980's, geneticist Mario Capecchi pioneered a technique called "gene targeting" that allowed scientists to find a specific gene and change it in mice. Now Dr. Capecchi has won a 2007 Nobel Prize in Medicine.