NYU medical research is set back years by dead laboratory mice

“Thousands of lab mice drowned on Monday night as the Sandy storm surge flooded into New York University’s Smilow Research Building at the eastern edge of Manhattan. It will take several years — and many generations of careful inbreeding — to rebuild the colony, which included animals that had been genetically engineered for the study of melanoma …” (more)

[Daniel Engber, Slate Magazine, 1 November]

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