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News Bite - January 2021

January 22, 2021 Lab Rat Chat
Lab Rat Chat
News Bite - January 2021
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News Bites are monthly episodes where Danielle and Jeff break down important topics surrounding the field of biomedical research.

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In this edition of News Bites, Jeff and Danielle discuss:

  • Proposed legislation that has an impact on the use of animals in biomedical research
  • mRNA technology used in COVID-19 vaccine being used to treat/prevent Multiple Sclerosis
  • The mind-boggling oddities surrounding the platypus and the recent genome sequencing project that’s been completed
  • A new type of snake movement discovery and how it can help develop snake-like robots

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Legislation conversation
The weird and awesome Platypus
Snakes on a Podcast
The wrap-up