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I could of swore I read about this before? Ulnless I dreamed it?....Does that mean I can see the future? Quick, someone ask me a question!

Now that you mention it I remember seeing a similar story a few months ago thinking.gif
    
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Spend all the tax dollars on crap like this... FFS this is fking sad. Rather find the cure for cancer or something.
    
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Spend all the tax dollars on crap like this... FFS this is fking sad. Rather find the cure for cancer or something.

They found it -- stop eating meat.
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Spend all the tax dollars on crap like this... FFS this is fking sad. Rather find the cure for cancer or something.

From what I read in the article, this is a group of scientists from the University of Wyoming. I do not know for sure if this used tax money or not, but I assure you that it did not use all of it. The developments of this group, as stated in the article, "could be used in many medical applications including creating artificial ligaments and tendons, as well as for tough wound dressings". Just because the science practiced is not that which you are interested in does not mean that it is a useless waste of money.




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Spend all the tax dollars on crap like this... FFS this is fking sad. Rather find the cure for cancer or something.

wut?

This stuff can be used as a kevlar replacement and also as super-strong lightweight ropes. And there is a cure for cancer (apart from terminal cancer obviously), it just takes a long time and cost a lot of money.
    
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This the same as the spider goats?
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im more interested in the use for tendons and etc.. thats awesome use and more closer to a Dues Ex like world biggrin.gif which im all for

No idea why but I totally read this as "more interested in the use for condoms and etc."
 
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Spend all the tax dollars on crap like this... FFS this is fking sad. Rather find the cure for cancer or something.
US scientists to public: "All your tax dollars are belong to us" rolleyes.gif You're worried about the US wasting money on scientific advancement?
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Spend all the tax dollars on crap like this... FFS this is fking sad. Rather find the cure for cancer or something.

Cancer is not ONE curable disease, it's the result of all the junk people eat including large amounts of unhealthy meat and chemicals in your food. Cancer is just a cell malfunctioning, its something found naturally in almost all animals. We catalyze the formation of cancer with our horrid habits of poisoning our own people to save a few cents here and there. This Silk could also have MANY medical purposes probably related to muscles/tendons/bones
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This same concept has been around since the 90's they even had it on a episode of Ripleys believe it or not. Many many many times in the news and publications. Never have I actually seen it pull through.
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