A Real-Life Frankenweenie?

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A Real-Life Frankenweenie?

Post by Seshennu » Wed Jun 29, 2005 3:56 pm

Wuzzuh? You mean she frequents the Pit?
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Re: A Real-Life Frankenweenie?

Post by Ekko » Wed Jun 29, 2005 4:06 pm

About damn time someone inherits a few minor powers of God. Although, I wouldn't call this a zombie, as the dogs aren't clinically dead or walk around saying things like ''b-b-b-brains...'' I think this is a pretty fine boost to the cycle of mankind, and it'll be an immense help in years to come. Now alls left is to find a way to extend the hours into years.

P.S. -- Although it's good for us, the dog doesn't seem to be all to pleased with this cruel and unusual experiment...
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Re: A Real-Life Frankenweenie?

Post by Ekko » Wed Jun 29, 2005 4:28 pm

*Askes what happened to Mr. Biggles*
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Re: A Real-Life Frankenweenie?

Post by Ekko » Wed Jun 29, 2005 5:08 pm

Heh heh, yeah, I remember that. ;D
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Re: A Real-Life Frankenweenie?

Post by Sheana_Molloy » Wed Jun 29, 2005 6:42 pm

Heh, I found that article a few days ago.  Posted it at a different board, but forgot to post it here...

Slightly creepy, yes, but quite amazing and could mean so much for medical science in the future.
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Re: A Real-Life Frankenweenie?

Post by Hellfish » Wed Jun 29, 2005 6:54 pm

One step closer to a "Biohazard" scenario.  :P
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Re: A Real-Life Frankenweenie?

Post by SirMustapha » Wed Jun 29, 2005 8:10 pm

Creepy, frightening, nightmare-inducing. I don't know about you, but I don't want anybody to do that to me, ever.
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Re: A Real-Life Frankenweenie?

Post by Seshennu » Wed Jun 29, 2005 8:57 pm

Don Cobra wrote: Creepy, frightening, nightmare-inducing. I don't know about you, but I don't want anybody to do that to me, ever.
And my words have been found.

As for the picture of the dog itself, yeah I agree whole-heartedly that it looks more than a little miffed. But then again, it also looks a bit more like a wolf than any breed I'm familiar with.

Eugh. I still wouldn't want any of these animals ever released out of the labs, though. Just because there's no brain damage doesn't mean that there aren't other unwanted side effects.
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Re: A Real-Life Frankenweenie?

Post by Marco » Wed Jun 29, 2005 9:50 pm

What a scam, they don't feed on living brains!
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Re: A Real-Life Frankenweenie?

Post by OARRIAGA2001 » Wed Jun 29, 2005 10:36 pm

Don't believe everything you see, specially from these articles.

This is impossible because the most important part from any living creature is the brain, and after 3 hrs without oxygen. whew! Impossible. They have come with such lies on these articles that sometimes they make you laugh and cry at the same time.

The brain can only survive 15 minutes without oxygen at max, and if the creature is brought back to life, it would have some serious damage; making it impossible to move certain limbs or to talk in some cases(if a human is involed), now 3 hrs heh! they must be kitting to see if we swallow their lies.

Now in the future it can be possible, but only if they isolate the brain in a oxigen feeding machine in order to keep it alive for a new body to put in on.

Anyways we are still too far from that future, so sad isn't it?
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Re: A Real-Life Frankenweenie?

Post by D.B. » Wed Jun 29, 2005 11:55 pm

It *is* a pretty fantastic article - fantastic in them "hmm, don't quite believe that". I can find nothing in new scientist (though it can be hard to find stuff when you don't know the article title), and you'd think they'd be all over it.

Closest I can find is http://www.merginet.com/clinical/trauma ... mation.cfm which cites a reference from The Journal of Trauma (http://www.jtrauma.com), which can't be accessed without an account. There's also an article at http://www.ccmjournal.com/pt/re/ccm/abs ... 31!9001!-1 which sites an aritcle from The Journal of Critical Care Medicine, the website fo which looks suspiciously similar to the journal of trauma (http://www.ccmjournal.com).

I dunno if I believe it or not. But I'd love it to be true :)   
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Re: A Real-Life Frankenweenie?

Post by Terry Y » Thu Jun 30, 2005 12:34 am

MR. BURNS: That fellow at Radio Shack said I was mad!  Well who's mad now!  Mwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!

And let's not forget-

PROF. FARNSWORTH: Know ye now what it feels like to be dog-god!

I'm surprised I'm the first one to post that.

So, yeah, anyway.  That's pretty creepy.  The question is "Why?"  Has Terry Schiavo taught us nothing?
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