Will the Mouse Roar?

"It will look like any ordinary mouse, but for America’s scientists a tiny animal threatens to ignite a profound ethical dilemma.

In one of the most controversial scientific projects ever conceived, a group of university researchers in California’s Silicon Valley is preparing to create a mouse whose brain will be composed entirely of human cells.

Researchers at Stanford University have already succeeded in breeding mice with brains that are one per cent human cells.
In the next stage they plan to use stem cells from aborted foetuses to create an animal whose brain cells are 100 per cent human.

Prof Irving Weissman, who heads the university’s Institute of Cancer/Stem Cell Biology, believes that the mice could produce a breakthrough in understanding how stem cells might lead to a cure for diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.
The group is waiting for a key American government-sponsored report, due this month, that will decide just how much science can blur the distinction between man and beast.

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disgusting

More talk about blurring the lines of morality.

[quote=mjdonnelly]disgusting

More talk about blurring the lines of morality.
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The state of science appears to be showing signs of a sickness which grows worse weekly. One wonders what will happen to those who “worship” it so.

I honestly can’t see why even secularists can’t see the dangers. Talk about mind-boggling! I’m certainly boggled. It horrifies me for my children’s sake. Remember when the threat was simply a nuclear holocaust?

Why do I feel my leg is being pulled? :dancing:

[quote=otm]Why do I feel my leg is being pulled? :dancing:
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Yeah, my spidey-sense is tingling as well.

Scott

The scientist need to stop playing around with these thing I am beginning to wonder if the book of Revelations where it talks about the animal/human creatures are not just symbols or imagery.God Bless

hey hold on. God gave us science so he obviously meant us to use all the abilties we have. were just taking advantage of gods gifts :slight_smile:
just chill, alright? itll all be ok.

“MIGHTY MOUSE”

Okay Mycroft;) Well when the mice start having human plotting abilities:eek: And begin to start discussing the mouse traps and poison we put out for them:hmmm: They might to decides that a tooth for a tooth is the route it should go:eek: Then I will tell them,that I certainly had nothing to do with the situation at hand and I will tell them to talk to Mycroft:D

hey, ill be chilling with them already. theyll know whos on there side :mad:

[quote=Lisa4Catholics]Okay Mycroft;) Well when the mice start having human plotting abilities:eek: And begin to start discussing the mouse traps and poison we put out for them:hmmm: They might to decides that a tooth for a tooth is the route it should go:eek: Then I will tell them,that I certainly had nothing to do with the situation at hand and I will tell them to talk to Mycroft:D
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Did you see the cartoon movie: THE SECRET OF NIMH?

Some strange occurences were happening and it turned out that the rats used for experiments by the National Institute of Mental Health developed super I.Q.s and engineered a creative escape.

[quote=Kevin Walker]Did you see the cartoon movie: THE SECRET OF NIMH?

Some strange occurences were happening and it turned out that the rats used for experiments by the National Institute of Mental Health developed super I.Q.s and engineered a creative escape.
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thats a sweet sweet movie and the books are pretty sheisty too

Yeah, my first person on the ignore list.

So what is their next step after creating strange mutations.

[quote=mjdonnelly]Yeah, my first person on the ignore list.

So what is their next step after creating strange mutations.
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uhh i hope you dont mean me. im extremely against all this screwing with mice stuff, i was just joking around. (i forgot, nobody knows what sarcasm is)

[quote=Lisa4Catholics]Okay Mycroft;) Well when the mice start having human plotting abilities:eek: And begin to start discussing the mouse traps and poison we put out for them:hmmm: They might to decides that a tooth for a tooth is the route it should go:eek: Then I will tell them,that I certainly had nothing to do with the situation at hand and I will tell them to talk to Mycroft:D
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:yup: :amen:

uhh im really getting the feeling that people dont like my joking around,…

[quote=Mycroft]uhh i hope you dont mean me. im extremely against all this screwing with mice stuff, i was just joking around. (i forgot, nobody knows what sarcasm is)
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Well, that is probably because we don’t come here for sarcasm, we come here to discuss and debate, I think sarcasm is very un christian, yes, I probably fall prey to using it sometimes but after the fact I feel really bad because it can cause people to feel hurt or misunderstand what I’m saying and I hate to cause anyone to feel that way, alot of your posts mycroft are Very difficult to understand if your being serious or not or trying to be rude, etc.
If my kids do that to me it is not ok, if my husband talks to his boss like that he will be fired, there is a time and a place for everything but I don’t think this is one of those places.
Peace!

good point there. im really glad that mycroft guy was suspended. hes extremely annoying.

:nerd: Cute, I see that you came right back, so grown up and tough

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