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I'm surprised that the revived microbes are not talked about more due to their Jurassic Park revival.

They were never dead. Jurassic Park pulled some crap out of its rear end about frog DNA and mosquito blood or something.
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Unfortunately human kind goes out normal evolution process and build up its own evolution one.
Human kind can only fight itself, its own grow depend mostly from itself if any major catastrophic situations do not arises, coming from the outer space or the earth itself.
The rest is just within our hand, scary enough! redface.gif

Again with the actual air pollution any old living form would suffer a lot just by being in contact with our actual atmosphere. Sure thing this is related again with the global warming, that is a normal evolution of the earth or the direct effect of human kind!
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There are some problems with this

You mean apart from the possibility of resurgent epidemics?
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first this cant be something we just discovered.

No, it is something that has been studied for decades now. The article mentions a 1990's study into viral material in Neolithic corpses in Siberia.

Also, why is this a problem?

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Second it uses a theory about one case with no actual proof.(anthrax).

One case. One. There is lots of other evidence, for example the 2005 Nasa study and another a few years later.

Just because a theory is extrapolated from a known possibility doesn't make it invalid.
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Third then it proceeds to talk about buried corpses not frozen onez per say.


Buried in permafrost = frozen.

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Then there is the issue of remote wilderness, its not like its right in your town.

But there are still people there, who can carry the diseases. Also worth noting is the comment on oil and gas exploitation of the area now that it is more accessible.
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This seems eccentric given the fact your more likely to become ill in the current area you reside. I feel like this is really just mentioned because you know... Climate change...

Because... you know... it's happening?
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If this sounds like the start of a horror movie, that's because it is. Doesn't make it any less worrying.


There literally was a horror movie based on this idea, except instead of a virus/bacteria it was a parasitic worm.
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There literally was a horror movie based on this idea, except instead of a virus/bacteria it was a parasitic worm.

Are you thinking of the X-Files episode 'Ice'?
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Because... you know... it's happening?

Sir I'll have you know that climate change is a myth the Chinese came up with to... steal our coal industry...?

I don't think rising sea levels will kill us, personally. Acid rain and acidified oceans aren't exactly a good thing, and smallpox 2: the poxening now isn't promising either. I live far enough to inland to not care about New Orleans or the Netherlands becoming a real version of Atlantis, so I'll survive only to die of a once-eradicated disease.
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So, is this how the zombie apocalypse starts?
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Are you thinking of the X-Files episode 'Ice'?


Nah, this was another movie, parasites from frozen mammoth corpses infect and kill everything. smile.gif
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Nah, this was another movie, parasites from frozen mammoth corpses infect and kill everything. smile.gif

Ah, The Thaw.
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