posted on 10/13/2011 3:44:58 AM PDT
Obama was alive even then???????????
posted on 10/13/2011 3:49:45 AM PDT
by Doc Savage
("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
The researchers extracted DNA fragments of the ancient bacterium from the teeth of medieval corpses found in London.
Shades of Jurassic Park.
posted on 10/13/2011 3:53:57 AM PDT
(Rerun: Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
The Justinian Plague that broke out in the 6th Century was estimated to have killed 100 million people.
No time to check sources this morning, but that seems likely an awfully high figure. I know the Justinian Plague was devastating, but might this figure be for repeated occurances over several centuries?
posted on 10/13/2011 3:59:57 AM PDT
bubonic plague....a Bacterial infection.
penicillin, Cipro, most any antibiotic can kill it....
posted on 10/13/2011 4:05:00 AM PDT
("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
Sooo .. what is it you'd like to do here at murky, murky and murky reaearch, Dr. doom?
Well, I've always dreamed I'd be able to reproduce the Black Death, if only given the chance, sir.
Welcome aboard, my boy ... you'll have a lab, as many lovely assistants you need and all the money necesarry.
Thank you, sir ... I'll make you proud .. I promise
posted on 10/13/2011 4:09:59 AM PDT
(I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
MSNBC's Al Sharpton: "Until I hear about scientists modifying the DNA to create an equal and equivalent White Death, this is nothing but racism in the laboratory!"
posted on 10/13/2011 4:49:46 AM PDT
(Herman Cain is a God fearin', Jesus-lovin', Constitution-revering PATRIOT. What's not to like?)
13 Monkeys anyone?
posted on 10/13/2011 7:25:14 AM PDT
(Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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