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Author Schwartz, Maxime, 1940-
Title How the cows turned mad / Maxime Schwartz ; translated by Edward Schneider.
Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, c2003.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 11  616.8 S    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 238 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-216) and index.
Contents Sheep are strangely dizzy -- Molecules and microbes -- Mad dogs and earthworms -- Scrapie under the microscope -- Creutzfeldt, Jakob, and others -- Scrapie is inoculable -- And goats, and mice -- Scrapie is contagious -- Kuru and the Fore people of Papua New Guinea -- Wall comes down -- From pearl necklace to double helix -- Phantom virus -- Tragedy in the making -- One case per million -- Prions -- April 1985 -- "Kiss of death" -- Return of the spontaneists -- To grow : and to die -- Lessons learned -- Have the cows gone mad? -- From cows to humans -- From cows to sheep? From humans to humans? -- Secret in the closet --Unmasking "the disease"? -- Have we conquered "the disease?" -- 2001.
Subject Prion diseases -- History.
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy -- History.
Brain -- Diseases.
Added Author Schneider, Edward.
Added Title Comment les vaches sont devenues folles. English
ISBN 0520235312 (alk. paper)