Boffins create zombie dogs

June 27, 2005 | Mad Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

Beware of the pitter patter of little zombie feet!I had to look up the word “boffin”. Seemed timely given the release of Romero’s Land of the Dead. News.com.au reports that scientists at Piottsburgh’s Safar Center revived dogs that have had their blood replaced with very cold saline for three hours. This basically seems like a form of induced hypothermia. Their hope is that it might save humans with traumatic injuries.

Okay, but if I hear the words “T-virus” come up, I’m gonna go fetch my gun.

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Comment from mikac
Time 7/8/2008 at 3:05 pm

Than better fetch your gun

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