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Rodent Run

Four little DNA-modified rats go to market

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6:15pm, November 22, 2004

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Forgive the literary reference. I'm such a smart little Dickens that I just can't help it. I'm a rat—a real one, not some pinstriped poseur with a law degree. Call me Ike. My distinguished scientist friends do.

Okay, they're not so friendly anymore. Yesterday, those overeducated data junkies chased me down like an animal in the st

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