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Mice as Models for Sepsis, Burns, and Trauma

Arbor Vitae

The North remembers
Sep 25, 2011
The North
  1. Medical Student
Another interesting and relevant New York Times article:


The article seems to highlight the perils of shortsightedness in science. It's a quick read, for anyone who has a phobia of reading anything longer than two pages.

Yeah, have you performed any surgical procedures with mice? It is practically impossible to get them infected to the point of harming them. They literally eat, sleep, and make love in their own feces. You can not be sterile at all and they heal up just fine.
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