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  • Caption Hillary!

    04/03/2007 9:18:12 AM PDT · by blues_guitarist · 59 replies · 1,856+ views
  • SCIENTISTS AIM TO BEAT FLU WITH GENETICALLY MODIFIED CHICKENS. (via Drudge)

    10/29/2005 7:14:22 AM PDT · by blues_guitarist · 12 replies · 339+ views
    www.timesonline.co.uk ^ | October 29, 2005 | Mark Henderson
    The long-term threat of an avian flu pandemic could be greatly reduced by a project to produce genetically modified chickens that can resist lethal strains of the virus. British scientists are genetically engineering chickens to protect them against the H5N1 virus that has devastated poultry farms in the Far East, with a view to replacing stocks with birds that are not susceptible to influenza. The technique should also offer protection against many other strains of flu with the potential to start a human pandemic, such as the H7 subgroup that was responsible for an outbreak in Dutch poultry in 2003....
  • Question about Kerry/Edwards debate claim.

    10/06/2004 1:57:49 PM PDT · by blues_guitarist · 4 replies · 154+ views
    10/06/2004 | blues_guitarist
    I have a question about a claim Kerry and Edwards keep citing in debates, and probably in their speeches to, although I don't listen to those. They keep citing the following quote: ". John Kerry has voted for the biggest military appropriations bill in the country's history. John Kerry has voted for the biggest intelligence appropriations in the country's history" Can anyone verify this? I can't seem to find any proof of this and I wonder if it's just more hot air.