"Robert J. Bradbury" wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Jul 2000 GBurch1@aol.com wrote:
> > On 7/10/00, Damien wrote:
> > > Still doesn't address the particular (and to my mind reasonable)
> > > trepidation about remixing genes in ways not pre-tested by millennia of
> > > natural (or indeed human) selection and broadcasting them everywhere in
> > > industrial quantities.
> > Aw, c'mon, Damien -- where's your sense of FUN?
> Greg, I'm sure with only a minor amount of engineering, I can
> come up with both a self-loading viral vector and a plant
> derived artificial chromosome enabling the growth of roots.
> A mixture of said elements when applied to the bottom of Damian's
> feet will enable us to plant him in some corn field where his
> primary function will be to scare away the crows. This invention
> will give a whole new meaning to the term "stick-in-the-mud".
Ouch! Now my subconcious is bringing up rude and insulting associations
with a line from an old song: "If I only had a brain..."
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