Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Mutant Mice Helping Cure Diseases

Mutant mice helping cure diseases
That's because mice and men are nearly genetically identical, each possessing just a few hundred different genes out of a possible 25,000 or so. Cancer in mice is a lot like human cancer, for instance. Mice have become powerful, living research tools.

Gee, I wonder why this is so. Anyway, Burns and Steinbeck would be proud.

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