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Fixing ‘Misfolded’ Proteins for New Drug Treatments

Researchers were able to restore the function of incorrectly folded proteins in mice.

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Animal Testing and Research Ethics

Join Joe Palca and guests in this segment for a discussion of animal testing, alternatives to testing, and research ethics.

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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