I Am Bored

Loads of viral videos, games, memes, lists and social networking for when you're bored. Updated every day, so visit often.
Latest Popular Most Bookmarked Most Emailed Top Rated My Favorites Random Chat
All Games Funny Entertainment Quizzes Weird Tech Lifestyle, Arts & Lit. News & Politics Science Sports Misc
T-Shirts   Submit Content  

Biologists Discover Genes That Repair Nerves

Click Here to Launch:



Biologists Discover Genes That Repair Nerves
(Will open in new window or tab)
submitted by: piperfawn
< Back Next >
Am I the only one that thinks this is the classic begin of a Zombie Apocalypse?
+ Add to Favs
View/Add
Hits: 12240 | Favorites: 0 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 2.5 | Category: Science | Date: 09/24/2011
 
 popular today
I`m Bike-Curious [Pic] How could you not be?
The Ultimate Betrayal [Gif] Trust and backbone shattered in one move.
25 Jiggly Jumping Girls On Trampolines [Pix] This is a very important post about girls jumping on trampolines. Not every post has to be about politics and arguing!
I Think You Missed A Spot [Pic] Looks like she was gangbanged by crayola
OMG There`s ANOTHER Human Barbie Girl [Pix] She is 16 and she believes all women should perfect themselves though plastic surgery or otherwise.
More Comments >

Angelmassb
Male, 18-29, S. America
 15498 Posts
Sunday, September 25, 2011 5:07:13 PM
Umbrella company must be behind all this

Aedran
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 295 Posts
Sunday, September 25, 2011 1:58:22 PM
@Isobel, by nerve-regeneration, they mean the dendrites and axons are regrowing, not the cell-body. The cell body is very much alive, just not able to communicate. Thus, no cell-regeneration is going on.

/facepalm

Isobel
Female, 18-29, Europe
 248 Posts
Sunday, September 25, 2011 11:29:52 AM
@Justin9235: "And those of you who speak of immortality or resurrection are idiots and don't understand basic biology /facepalm Nerves = feeling ... cells = life. If it was cellular regeneration, then yes we`re talking about never aging and never dying of old age. "
/Facepalm
Nerves are made of neural cells.
Nerve regeneration = cellular regeneration.

Aedran
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 295 Posts
Sunday, September 25, 2011 11:25:47 AM
"So while they're hiding out from shotgun-wielding day-walkers, they can be making zombie babies."

....

You`re right. Let`s just go with our original plan. o.o;;

beternal
Male, 18-29, Europe
 2246 Posts
Sunday, September 25, 2011 5:32:39 AM
ooo, knockout mutants... science has made a giant leap!!!

/sarcasm

There are tons of ways they could have done this... knockouts, upregulation, gene silencing/ RNAi... or even just running all the cellular proteins on an SDS gel and cutting the axon then doing it again and doing a 'spot the difference`

meh

More Comments >
 


Bored | Suggest a Link | Contact I Am Bored | About I Am Bored | Link to I Am Bored | Live Submission | Privacy | TOS | Ad Choices | Copyright Policy |
© 2014 Demand Media, Inc. All rights reserved.