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Raising the dead for profit

Posted May 6 into Science and Tech by John Birmingham

Philadelphia-based biotech company Bioquark, Inc. has been granted approval from an Institutional Review Board at the National Institutes of Health to complete a clinical trial of a drug to wake the dead.

Seems legit. Can't imagine a downside to messing with powers beyond our control.

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FormerlyKnownAsSimon mumbles...

Posted May 6
Please let the first person this is successful on be a comedian whose first words are "Brainnnsss"

Quickly followed by "just kidding! just kidding! put down the chair. Jeez i feel like shit what happened to me?"

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Dave W swirls their brandy and claims...

Posted May 6
The good news is that, if I've learnt anything from the zombie genre, there will be one scientist who worked on this but transferred over to Honolulu six months before the outbreak and because of her work with Bioquark we won't know whether she's a goodie or a baddie, but we suspect that she has developed a vaccine for the survivors.

Oh, and those survivors will have interminable journey from the region of the initial outbreak to Honolulu.

But at least in real life we'll know that it was those crazy people at Bioquark who started the whole mess.

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GhostSwirv swirls their brandy and claims...

Posted May 6

Bioquark isn't a subsidiary of Cyberdyne Systems by any chance?

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SG ducks in to say...

Posted May 6
Check out Ressurection Inc by K.J. Anderson

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WA n'ker asserts...

Posted May 6
Is it effective on cremated remains?
Uncle Malcolm would probably buy some.

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Therbs has opinions thus...

Posted May 6
Six drops of the essence of terror, five drops of sinister sauce ...

Barnesm ducks in to say...

Posted May 7
'whoops too much'

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pi is gonna tell you...

Posted May 6
We ALL know how this is going to end.

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pi has opinions thus...

Posted May 6
Totally OT, but if you haven't read this investigative journalist piece on the man who wrote trucrypt... It really is amazing stuff. Truly breath-taking.

https://mastermind.atavist.com/he-always-had-a-dark-side

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Rhino mumbles...

Posted May 7
OK, I'll go for the obvious: Hmmmm, I wonder if this would work on (insert name of living politician, living boring person, etc., here).

I was going to say something about Havok ... but then realized that they are probably using a serum derived from his adrenal gland for this stuff.

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Barnesm ducks in to say...

Posted May 7
so new hangover cure.

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