Re: Memory vs. Intelligence [was Re: Doogie Mice]
Mon, 6 Sep 1999 12:43:10 EDT

In a message dated 99-09-04 12:44:57 EDT, (John Clark) wrote:

> "This study reveals a promising strategy for the creation of
> other genetically modified mammals with enhanced intelligence
> and memory."
> I predict that the first application of this technology (other than
> will be in pets, it shouldn't be much harder to do this to a dog and a
> unusually intelligent breed of dogs might have considerable commercial
> application. If the breed is cute and cuddly it might improve the
> image of genetic engineering too.

I hope someone does this SOON -- the biotech industry needs a cute and cuddly mascot to ward off the Luddites!

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