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Mad Cow Disease

Mad Cow Disease

BioEd Online is an �educational resource for educators, students, and parents� from the Baylor College of Medicine. This is an excellent place to find educational materials and current information in the field of biology. The �Hot Topics� section of this site focus on current events and issues in biology that are �receiving national attention.� Mad Cow Disease has remained a challenge to scientists and regulatory commissions since its discovery in 1986. This �Hot Topic� on Mad Cow Disease was compiled by Sonia Clayton, PhD, James Denk, MA, and Nancy Moreno, PhD, and contains a brief discussion of the how the disease effects cattle and humans, as well as prevention information. Also included are references and links for further reading at the bottom of the page. On the right hand side of the page a related slide set is available for viewing as well as several links to related news stories.


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