Calif. animal scientists attacked

A house and car belonging to two University of California, Santa Cruz researchers were firebombed in the wee hours of Saturday (Aug 2) morning. The attacks occurred after linkurl:anti-animal research;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/54494/ pamphlets listing the names and personal information of several UCSC researchers were linkurl:discovered;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/54908/ in a Santa Cruz coffee shop last week. linkurl:David Feldheim,;http://biomedical.ucsc.edu/Fel

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Aug 3, 2008
A house and car belonging to two University of California, Santa Cruz researchers were firebombed in the wee hours of Saturday (Aug 2) morning. The attacks occurred after linkurl:anti-animal research;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/54494/ pamphlets listing the names and personal information of several UCSC researchers were linkurl:discovered;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/54908/ in a Santa Cruz coffee shop last week. linkurl:David Feldheim,;http://biomedical.ucsc.edu/Feldheim.html who studies mammalian linkurl:brain development;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/22128/ at UCSC, and his family were home Saturday morning when fire engulfed their front porch and door. Feldheim and his family - including two small children - escaped out a second story window using a fire ladder, Santa Cruz police told the linkurl:__Santa Cruz Sentinel__.;http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_10080054?source=email Feldheim studies the role of the Eph family of receptor linkurl:tyrosine kinases;http://www.the-scientist.com/news/display/54773/ and their ligands, the linkurl:ephrins,;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/19418/ in the development of the mouse visual system. According to his lab linkurl:Web site,;http://bio.research.ucsc.edu/people/feldheim/ Feldheim uses "expression analysis, in vitro assays, viral introduction of genes into living mouse brains, and...

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