Crispr Crunch is a Game on Android , Puzzle , New and free .
Sick of viruses ? Now's your chance to get even !
Defend your bacteria against waves of attacking viruses, by matching their DNA sequences. CRISPR Crunch is a free mobile game that immerses you in the wondrous world of microbiology .
The gameplay combines familiar tile-matching mechanics with an innovative scientific setting and story .
Crispy what ? Scientists have recently discovered a new technique for editing DNA. The technique, called CRISPR, allows them to cut and paste genes at exact places in the DNA sequence.
But scientists did not invent CRISPR from scratch, they discovered it! How does CRISPR work, how did it evolve, and how can scientists use it to alter the course of humanity ?
That's exactly what you'll learn when you play CRISPR Crunch.
It all starts with a virus
Viruses inject their DNA into the cells they bump into. Usually, the unsuspecting cell will reproduce the virus DNA instead of its own.
Eventually, the virus copies will overwhelm the cell completely!
But that's where CRISPR comes in...
Match that DNA
The CRISPR system can recognize DNA sequences that are specific to viruses and destroy them. In this game, that's your job!
But don't worry, gene editing has never been so simple! Just trace a path across a grid of hexagonal DNA tiles to create a DNA sequence.
If you can match the attacking virus DNA in time, you destroy the virus and keep your bacteria happy .