New Strain of ‘High-Runner’ Rats Uniquely Resistant to Disease

Yeah, we have a gene for that!

Yeah, we have a gene for that!

Maybe someday instead of “Yeah, there’s an APP for that!” it will be “Yeah, there’s a gene for that!”

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/11/101101102536.htm

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One Response to New Strain of ‘High-Runner’ Rats Uniquely Resistant to Disease

  1. In a new study, researchers bred high-runners with high-runners and low-runners with low-runners to divide and concentrate the genes for these traits in two groups of rats. After 11 generations of selection, “high-runner” rats could run three times as far as the “low-runner” rats. The low-runner rats appeared to be at a higher risk for disease than the high-runner rats.

    After 11 generations…hmmmm. If we waited for that to happen in humans it would be 800 years from now! What do you think Healthcare will look like then?

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