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WHO raises level of influenza pandemic alert from phase 4 to phase 5

coderman: "For the first time in history, we can track the evolution of a pandemic in real-time" -- please don't sound so excited :)

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Glow-in-the-dark dogs

surrael: a test of genetic modification of dogs, using fluroescing genes to verify that insertion works
surrael: UV light is required to make them glow
surrael: next week, glow int he dark dancing baby
surrael: but don't hold your breath .. GM has major problems inherent in inserting new genes which make the genes unstable

READERS reacted with horror yesterday over The Sun story on 29st mum Leanne Salt, who feeds her eight-month-old triplets McDonald.s and Wotsits

Oliber: Good solid, but scary comedy right there
Oliber: "The jobless, single 24-year-old, who lives on £227-a-week benefits, reckons she is .too busy. to give her babies proper cooked food.

Box-tickers should not be the ones making decisions

Underbelly (aussie gangster teleseries based on true life events)

surrael: the original series leaked through the internet (it had been suppressed in the state where the story takes place due to legal injunctions), otoh the follow up series was made available for download and redistribution by the broadcaster


Welcone to #facestop waterboarding me

US Senate balance shifts 2 points in favour of Dem as ex-Rep. Sen. Specter switches teams

surrael: dems close to a majority in both houses
surrael: "with the likelihood that the Minnesota Supreme Court will name Al Franken the winner of Minnesota's disputed Senate race in the coming months, means that Democrats are all but certain to control a filibuster-proof 60-seat majority in the chamber for the first time in about 30 years"
surrael: how's your torture now, buddy? still like the idea of authorities using torture once "the authorities" isn't YOU?
kandinski: "Specter" is an anagram for "respect"
seti: not like specter will actually vote with the democrats. he basically switched primaries, to increase his chances of further re-election.
surrael: maybe he'll get used to it?

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