DailyDirt: Playing With Biological Fire?

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There was a time when, if something was viral, it was almost certainly a bad thing. (Now, being viral could mean you're going to be the next Justin Bieber.) With current biotech research, the end of common diseases could be at hand or we could be launching ourselves into the next era of viciously untreatable illnesses that we've had a hand in creating. Hopefully, we're not going to be living out a bad sci-fi movie plot anytime soon. Here are just a few potential precursors to the apocalypse, though. As always, StumbleUpon can also recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.

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    Michael Ho (profile), 9 Feb 2011 @ 7:20pm

    Re: To Those Who Demur About “Playing God” ...

    For the record, I'm all for "playing god" -- as long as we at least try to minimize the potential damage. Rivers on fire were literally the result of unregulated chemical pollution not too long ago....

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