Experts To Breed Sheep To Study Disease

New Zealand researchers said Tuesday they will breed a flock of sheep in Australia that is genetically engineered to suffer Huntingdon's disease, so scientists can study the onset of the debilitating brain disease. The flock of about 60 ewes will be bred in South Australia state, because it would take too long and cost too much to win approval for the study in New Zealand, which has strict genetic engineering controls, the scientists said.

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