Good for medicine, but bad for sport


Good for medicine, but bad for sport(2004, Aug 9) Houston Chronicle, by E.Berger

Barry Bonds, Jason Gambi and Lance Armstrong are described as constantly under suspicion for their sporting successes. John Eliot of Rice University is quoted, stating that gene doping is 'scary stuff' and Beijing 2008 is suggested as the most likely first occasion when it might be used. This article gives a nice explanation of the science of training and how gene modification is conecptually different. Comments aremade about IGF-1 studies and myostatin research at Johns Hopkins.