posted on Aug, 23 2004 @ 06:34 PM
Thanks to genetical engineering, researchers have managed to breed mice with the ability to run farther and for a longer period of time than their
naturally bred relatives.
The Associated Press
The creation of the so-called marathon mice, announced Monday, follows earlier genetic engineering work that created "Schwarzenegger mice," rodents
that bulked up after getting injected with muscle-building genes.
The engineered mice racing away on their treadmills are bound to add to the furor over performance-enhancing substances, just as the world's best
marathoners prepare for the Olympic event Sunday.
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Yet another step closer to the reality presented in Gattaca?