Evon Hekkala

Evon Hekkala

May 19, 2016

Group 6 Copy 18
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Why did alchemists hang crocodiles from the ceilings of their shops? Why did ancient Egyptians worship crocodiles? We noticed that crocodiles can recover from extreme injury.. What is the source of this resilience? New studies suggest that crocodiles have a unique ability to fight infection. Become a backer and help us sequence genes of crocodiles and discover the source of the myth of the Apothecary Crocodiles. There's a good chance we'll find some new tools in the fight against human diseases.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Saving Tropical Migratory Bird Habitat

    Migratory birds, songbirds in particular, over-winter in the tropics. Much of the land is being deforested...

    Household Composting Toilets for Agriculture in Malawi

    Ninety percent of Malawi does not have access to improved sanitation. 90% of the people also work in agriculture...

    Probiotics for plants? Fighting insects by boosting corn immune systems

    Beneficial soil microorganisms can boost the plant immune system. We want to know if farming practices that...

    Backer Badge Funded