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 Feb 21 - 'Zombie' Cells Created In New Mexico Lab Said To Outperform Living Ones In Some Ways
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Think the only zombies out there are the ones you see in science fiction movies?

Think again.

Researchers in New Mexico say they've created zombie cells -- near-perfect replicas of mammalian cells that can perform many of the same functions despite the fact that they're not actually alive. But instead of pursuing and eating people as sci-fi zombies often do, these experimental cells may someday do our bidding -- finding use in commercial applications ranging from sensors to catalysts to fuel cells.

Not quite sure you understand? Think of the cells as a possible next step in nanotechnology, in which scientists create machines not from big hunks of metal but from individual atoms and molecules.

"It's very challenging for researchers to build structures at the nanometer scale," lead researcher Dr. Bryan Kaehr, a materials scientist at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, said in a written statement. "We can make particles and wires, but 3-D arbitrary structures haven't been achieved yet. With this technique, we don't need to build those structures -- nature does it for us."

The technique involves first depositing silica -- the stuff sand is made of -- onto the tiny structures inside living cells. Then the cells are heated to burn away the proteins they're made of, leaving behind the nonliving but structurally similar zombies.

And like the lumbering zombies dreamed up by Hollywood screenwriters, these cellular zombies are very hard to get rid of.

Dr. Jeffrey Brinker, a University of New Mexico professor and another member of the research team, said in the statement that the zombie cells exist in a "robust, three-dimensionally stable form that resists shrinkage even upon heating to over 500 degrees Centigrade [932 degrees Fahrenheit]. The refractoriness of these delicate structures is amazing."

Let's just hope these zombies don't swell up, sprout legs, and start following us around.

'Zombie' Cells Created In New Mexico Lab Said To Outperform Living Ones In Some Ways
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And so it begins...Havent we learned anything from Jurassic Park, I, Robot and the countless other science fiction films.....Man trying to play God never works out in our favor. I can DEF see a serious disease developing from all this..
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I'm sure this is BOUND to end well.........
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Dead Mexicans goin to be taking our jobs now
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Nut-In-Honeys said:
Dead Mexicans goin to be taking our jobs now
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Nut-In-Honeys said:
Dead Mexicans goin to be taking our jobs now














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cottonman5grand said:
And so it begins...Havent we learned anything from Jurassic Park, I, Robot and the countless other science fiction films.....Man trying to play God never works out in our favor. I can DEF see a serious disease developing from all this..
This guy
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Scientists can create zombies and all kinds of sh*t, but cant cure Aids... Thats jus fucckin suspect
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let me get my perks ready..... COD this shyt just got real.... Y even try to create something like that
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The cells have NOTHING to do with dead people you non-reading mothafu*kas. Scientists are finally trying to make things starting from a cellular level. This is scary.
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Pleasure Boy said:
Scientists can create zombies and all kinds of sh*t, but cant cure Aids... Thats jus fucckin suspect
Why would they wanna do that?
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cottonman5grand said:
And so it begins...Havent we learned anything from Jurassic Park, I, Robot and the countless other science fiction films.....Man trying to play God never works out in our favor. I can DEF see a serious disease developing from all this..
you see we didn't learn sh*t from 1984.. look at us now.. slaves to the country we built on freedom..
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imma get my COD on..fu*k it.
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Pleasure Boy said:
Scientists can create zombies and all kinds of sh*t, but cant cure Aids... Thats jus fucckin suspect
If you die of AIDS you can come back and continue fu*king

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Nyuzi said:
The cells have NOTHING to do with dead people you non-reading mothafu*kas. Scientists are finally trying to make things starting from a cellular level. This is scary.

Also these cells CANNOT replicate .... so resident evil is not going to happen just yet
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