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Sports / Designer Genes #773015

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 04, 2004
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Savannah, Georgia: Roger O'Neil) Medical research on ways to create super athletes examined; scenes shown of experiments on "super rats" at the University of Pennsylvania; details given about designer bones, the Olympics ban on performance-enhancing drugs. [Dr. H. Lee SWEENEY†- cites the increased strength in rats.] [University of California at Berkeley Dr. Tony KEAVENY†- outlines the possibilities for weightlifters.] [International Olympic Committee adviser Dr. Theodore FRIEDMAN†- says the technology is cheap.]

Reporter(s):
Seigenthaler, John;
O'Neil, Roger
Duration:
00:02:40

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