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Offline flowers

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« on: August 06, 2014, 04:16:59 PM »

Offline Atomic Cow

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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2014, 08:30:32 PM »
This has always been about giving the CDC a chance to study the virus in a human host under optimal conditions.  There is no way to carry on such research in the field, and we cannot intentionally infect people with Ebola just to see what it will do.

Finding a way to crush or even vaccinate against Ebola has been one of the holy grails of virology for decades.  If we can figure that out, it opens the door to perhaps defeating a lot of other deadly viruses.
"...And these atomic bombs which science burst upon the world that night were strange, even to the men who used them."  H. G. Wells, The World Set Free, 1914

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Offline Oceander

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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2014, 09:57:01 PM »
good points.

Offline olde north church

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« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2014, 01:37:53 PM »
This is what the Greeks referred to as "hubris".  The individual performing the act would generally wind up having his spleen ripped out everyday.  My mother referred to it as "tempting God".
Why?  Well, because I'm a bastard, that's why.

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« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2014, 01:40:39 PM »


"The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left." - Ecclesiastes 10:2

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