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Genetically Engineering Sheep for Larger, Stronger Hindquarters 71

Posted by chrisd
from the baaby-got-baack dept.
baldingbobo writes "Duke and Agriculture department scientists are reporting that they have discovered an elusive, mutated gene that causes certain sheep to have unusually big and muscular bottoms. The discovery is especially exciting, said the researchers, because the unusual gene has evaded all the traditional means of detection for nearly a decade. They've been searching for this advance for nearly a decade.There are photos available as well."
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Genetically Engineering Sheep for Larger, Stronger Hindquarters

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Whenever a system becomes completely defined, some damn fool discovers something which either abolishes the system or expands it beyond recognition.

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