MIGHTY MOUSE!

Would have beena great fiction story...if it was fiction
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MIGHTY MOUSE!

Post by strawman » Thu Jan 10, 2008 4:14 am

Here I come to save the day...

A research team led by Richard Hanson of Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland) has produced a colony of "supermice" whose physical abilities are the rodent equivalent of those of gifted humans. By modifying a single metabolism gene, researchers enhanced the mouse's ability to use body fat for energy, creating a mouse that can run five hours without stopping, live longer, and have three times as much sex as ordinary mice. According to Hanson, humans have exactly the same modifiable gene, "(b)ut this is not something that you'd do to a human. It's completely wrong." [The Independent (London), 11-5-07]

They've isolated the JOCK gene!

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