The genetic structure of dogs has been discovered, and there are some surprises and some huge potential benefits to the study of human disease.
However, for a disease such as cancer, genes are only thought to be half of the puzzle - environment also plays a role. And being the close companion of humans for millennia has exposed dogs to many of the same chemicals, foods, and lifestyles.
"Dogs pretty much do everything we do, except drive and play the piano," says Modiano.
Ha! Mr.Modiano doesn't know Tigger! She can find Middle C as easily as Mozart!Posted by Linkmeister at May 21, 2004 04:38 PM