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Posts tagged mad cow disease

October 8, 2011

 

Prion

When Good Proteins Go Bad

Prions are tiny and inanimate, but they will turn your own body against you.

September 27, 2003

 

How Now, Mad Cow

This strange disease was first noticed in the UK when British cows were infected by feed containing tainted sheep material. How could you spot a mad cow?

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