Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Scientists Trying to "Cure" Homosexual Sheep
A row has broken out over attempts by researchers at Oregon State
University and Science University in Portland to turn a homosexual
sheep into a heterosexual sheep. 1 in 10 rams prefer other rams. This
research is aimed to improve farm productivity.
The researchers located the part of the brain influencing the
sexuality of gay rams and then monitored the area using electrodes
while they tried different hormonal treatments. They report having
The research has outraged both animal and gay rights groups with the
former complaining of cruelty and the latter claiming the knowledge
could be used to "cure" or prevent homosexuality in humans.