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Old 05-11-2010, 06:13 AM   #31
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Dr Pääbo publishes his findings at last.

Among the challenges they faced in sequencing the Neandertal genome:

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Over 95 percent of the DNA in one sample originated from bacteria and microorganisms which colonised the Neandertal after his death...

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Old 05-11-2010, 07:41 AM   #32
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Is there no way to filter bacteria DNA from people or near-people DNA?

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Old 05-12-2010, 06:46 AM   #33
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Oh, my leprechauns! Are you saying that I may not be a pure Aryan?

Well, at least I have no relation to black people.

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Old 05-12-2010, 06:50 AM   #34
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I'm stranded for the night in Tokyo.

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Old 05-12-2010, 07:47 AM   #35
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Lucky bastard. I'm stuck in Newark.

Must be all that leprechaun jibber jabber...|:

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Old 05-12-2010, 08:45 AM   #36
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Oh, my leprechauns! Are you saying that I may not be a pure Aryan?

Well, at least I have no relation to black people.
Only if you're pure Neandertal.

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Old 05-12-2010, 01:07 PM   #37
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I'm stranded for the night in Tokyo.
Wow, life is so hard for some people.

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Old 05-12-2010, 01:32 PM   #38
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I'm stuck in Newark.
Newark - an anagram of Wanker. Still makes me laugh.

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Old 05-12-2010, 02:16 PM   #39
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If someone cloned one, could there be any religious objection? If Adam wasn't Neanderthal we are to use teh beasts after all.

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Old 05-12-2010, 02:22 PM   #40
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Lucky bastard. I'm stuck in Newark.

Must be all that leprechaun jibber jabber...|:
You are definitely praying to the wrong gods.

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Old 05-12-2010, 02:23 PM   #41
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Only if you're pure Neandertal.
Damn! What will I use as a basis for racial hatred and bigotry now?

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Old 05-12-2010, 02:26 PM   #42
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Wow, life is so hard for some people.
Yeah, I am going to struggle down to the hotel lobby for breakfast with a little buddy I made from Hong Kong, then we will brave the hazards of Japan in our quest to locate the airport. I don't know how I would have the strength without my faith in the leprechauns.

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Old 05-12-2010, 02:31 PM   #43
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You made a buddy? Like, a golum? Wicked cool!

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Old 05-12-2010, 03:45 PM   #44
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You made a buddy? Like, a golum? Wicked cool!
No, my precious!

A sweet little student who was on the same airplane! She looked like she was ready to cry when we were lining up at the Delta refugee counter. I helped her call her parents so that they wouldn't worry, and walked her through the "plane is late" drill. I had her giggling at breakfast when I offered to catch her one of the koi with my teeth from the pond outside the window. We are headed to the airport exactly....now. Later gators!

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