Evon Hekkala

Evon Hekkala

Jun 07, 2016

Group 6 Copy 21
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

    Why do wolverines need snow?

    A warming climate in the Arctic is having profound impacts on species that rely on snow and ice, like the polar...

    How do we keep wild rhino populations growing during a poaching crisis? The final countdown

    African rhinos are of great economic and ecological importance within their range states,but are threatened...

    A noninvasive approach to monitor the health of Maine's black bear population

    For over 40 years, state biologists have guided black bear management in Maine using data collected from radio...

    Backer Badge Funded