Super cool squirrels! December 11, 2003 1:30 PMSubscribe
Super cool squirrels!"We believe that a ground squirrel, when it goes into hibernation, produces chemical messengers that are released from the brain that direct the slowing down of the metabolism... If we were able to synthesize the same chemical compounds and make them available in an injection, it could be administered to induce a hibernation-like state in humans."
And they're cute, too. posted by moonbird (5 comments total)
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