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Bioengineering a Dragon

Posted by karne (1st Apr 2006, 13:33) - http://www.economist.com

The Economist reports on recent developments in Dragon biogenesis. :)


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 Jakob ( 1st Apr 2006, 15:25, Rank: Purple Drazi )  reply

Yep, I saw this article. How much of this is sheer cloud-cuckoo madness? Can we simulate the development of individual organisms to that level of detail yet? It sounds very cool, but how plausible is the simulation side of it, never mind the actual creation of the organisms?


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 karne ( 9th Apr 2006, 00:33, Rank: GSV )  reply

We already have genetically engineered dragons walking amongst us, didn't you know? ];=8P


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 Shuri ( 25th Apr 2006, 11:16, Rank: Soup Dragon )  reply

I didn't realise you were a GM dragon. Best not wander into hippy shops then; they probably wouldn't like you. :)


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 karne ( 25th Apr 2006, 12:34, Rank: GSV )  reply

that's ok, I don't like them :)


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 Siberman ( 1st Apr 2006, 19:05, Rank: Mentat )  reply

nice april fool :-) it's good to see that even the economist has a sense of humour


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 Dan ( 2nd Apr 2006, 13:35, Rank: Cylon Centurion )  reply

Good to see a tradition of april fools in the economist


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