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Scientists have cloned the lowly rat for the first time

  1. Sep 26, 2003 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,60580,00.html
     
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  3. Sep 28, 2003 #2

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    All the more interesting in light of a tidbit I read in the Jan 2003 issue of Discover...

     
  4. Sep 28, 2003 #3
    Didn't the French actually clone the rat?


    "Both male and female white rats were cloned using a technique that slowed the maturing of the rat eggs used in the procedure..."

    That can be seen here: http://www.iht.com/articles/111313.html
     
  5. Sep 28, 2003 #4

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    The wired article:

    The Herald:
    Same story.
     
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