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  •  Uh, no (2+ / 0-)
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    skralyx, Rosebuddear

    generally there are selection genes in E. coli--so we know which ones there are.

    But we've been doing this with coli for over 30 years now--do you have an example of something untoward in your gut?

    "It's not like she's marrying out of her species or anything," Ms. Lynch said.

    by mem from somerville on Wed Jul 28, 2010 at 05:06:25 PM PDT

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    •  Morgellons disease finally has an explanation! (3+ / 0-)

      Mutant ninja silk E coli escapes from lab, infected people pull fibers from their skin!

      The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today that it is launching a study to learn about an unexplained condition that causes people to feel as if they have foreign substances growing from their bodies.

      People with the condition, referred to as Morgellons disease, say they have fibers and other inorganic material growing out of their skin.

      "Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied." Friar Lawrence, Romeo and Juliet

      by the fan man on Fri Jul 30, 2010 at 05:13:37 AM PDT

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