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<b>The Incredible, Medical Egg</b><br><br><i>Genetically modified chickens that produce medicines in their eggs may be the drug factories of the future</i><br><br><br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">The chicken egg has a storied history in medicine. Even today, millions of ordinary fertilized eggs are each punctured with a drill and injected with flu virus to make vaccines. Now, scientists at the same research institute that cloned Dolly the sheep have produced a genetically modified rooster whose female descendants lay eggs that produce medicines in place of a protein in egg whites.</div>
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As if we needed another way to use animals.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Chickens are easy to raise, produce numerous eggs, and are cheap to keep.</div>
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Apparently that makes it okay. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":rolleyes:"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/wall.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":wall:">
 

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I wonder what conditions would be like for these chickens.. would they be crammed into cages? Which is besides the point. When will it end?<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/brood.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":brood:">
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>fyvel</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
When will it end?<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/brood.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":brood:"></div>
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I don't know. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sick.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":sick:">
 
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