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Comment: Science fault? (Score 1) 958 958

"the direct problem of science is that it has been collectively steering an entire generation toward obesity, diabetes, and coronary problems"

Oh, I believed it was junk food and fast foods responsible for that, not science.
Or "Super Size Me 2" should be filmed in a laboratory?

Comment: Re:Huh? (Score 1) 167 167

I think that with "in this day and age" they mean "we cannot wait the long times needed by artificial selection".
That is, you can have a new coffe that "endure drought, disease and pests, with the added benefit of enhancing flavor and caffeine levels" with natural selection maybe in 100 years, or with genetic tampering in 10.

Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (5) All right, who's the wiseguy who stuck this trigraph stuff in here?