Why it’s hard to make a bunny mad

6 agosto 2015

Rabbits have long been considered immune to prion disease, but recently scientists have shown that they can — under certain circumstances — get transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (or TSE, the scientific term for the fatal brain disease caused by prions). Two studies address what makes rabbits hard to infect with prions and how their resistance can be overcome.img src=»http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciencedaily/~4/TUPo5uivBNc» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/