Ultra Mice

Posted on November 8, 2007 by

Ultra Mice!
Posted by: Tony Mangan.

Mice capable of running up to 6km on a treadmill at 20 meters a minute for up to 6 hours without stopping have been genetically engineered. The fitter,leaner and more virile and fertile mice are achieved by increasing the quantity of just one gene – PEPCK-C. ‘ They are metabolically similar to Lance Armstrong biking up the Pyrenees, ‘ said researcher Richard Hanson, of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

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