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Submission + - Scientists create anti-cancer egg

celardore writes: "A chickens egg that contains cancer fighting proteins has been produced in Scotland. While not themselves anti-carcinogenic, the proteins can be used to create drugs that have cancer fighting potential but it is still unknown whether the resulting drugs would work in practice.

This research was conducted by the Roslin Institute who were responsible for "Dolly the sheep", the world's first cloned mammal. Read the BBC article here."

In seeking the unattainable, simplicity only gets in the way. -- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982