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Comment: Wouldn't it be funny (Score 1) 256

FTA: Enter Oxitec, a British biotech firm that patented a method of breeding Aedes aegypti with fragments of genes from the herpes simplex virus and E. coli bacteria as well as coral and cabbage.

If a fucking mosquito bit you and you get herpes along with a massive case of gas?

Comment: Re:So.... (Score 1) 256

That is a huge assumption - now, I only took the biology survey class in college so I am no expert, but IIRC insects (an even animals) can be pretty particular about their meals.

But then again, I suspect that Anopholes will simply adapt to this change and we'll end up with an even bigger problem.

Comment: Re:Majority leaders home district (Score 0) 159

That shit is poison, a proliferation risk, and it isn't like there is an unlimited supply of fissile material anyway. At best nuclear energy is a stopgap technology. At current rates it is thought that there is a 200 year supply at best... more like 100 years (or less) should consumption double (or triple).

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