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Scientists infuse endurance genes into mice.
August 14, 2002 12:33 PM   Subscribe

Scientists infuse endurance genes into mice. Researchers say they have created a transgenic mouse with muscles like a marathoner, capable of enduring rigorous exercise for extended periods of time. Is cloning and genetic engineering gaining a little more acceptance? I for one would like to welcome our...ah, to hell with it...
posted by adampsyche (8 comments total)

 
now quite angry, the mouse bench-pressed the sprung trap mechanism away from its sore neck, and pondered the human trap owner with a firghtening black malevolence in it's eyes...
posted by quonsar at 12:41 PM on August 14, 2002


Backing away in fear, the former primate overlord trips over a chunk of cheddar the mouse had cleverly wedged into the floor...
posted by mediareport at 12:55 PM on August 14, 2002


...while in another part of the city, thousands of mice break into a shopping mall, looting the GNC store for thousands of pounds of protein powder and vitamins. Tiny cries of "bulk up!" and "ten reps each!" fill the night.
posted by RylandDotNet at 1:41 PM on August 14, 2002


Nicodemus: We can no longer live as rats. We know too much.
posted by mooseindian at 2:03 PM on August 14, 2002


Here I come to save the dayyy!
posted by SPrintF at 3:21 PM on August 14, 2002


I believe i can trust our new mouse overlords more then the lawyers who have decided to support them. No really, is having the ABA support an area of science such a big deal?
posted by NGnerd at 4:36 PM on August 14, 2002


This had me thinking instead of the bearologist sketch from Will Ferrell's last show. Maybe it's just the thread.
posted by dhartung at 8:13 PM on August 14, 2002


I for one would like to welcome our...ah, to hell with it...

Improper respect paid to a mefi tradition. I move that we ban adampsyche and his children, and his children's children, from this community blog. For three months.
posted by slipperywhenwet at 9:25 PM on August 14, 2002


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