We are the Borg.
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... just like we know it.
No Andromeda strain coolness, no nuthin'.
Space microbes aren't so alien after all
A new Northwestern University study has found that—despite its seemingly harsh conditions—the ISS is not causing bacteria to mutate into dangerous, antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
While the team found that the bacteria isolated from the ISS did contain different genes than their Earthling counterparts, those genes did not make the bacteria more detrimental to human health.
The arc of the moral universe bends towards chaos.
People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos.
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Patience AA. Patience.
You can lead them to knowledge, but you can't make them think.
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That's just what the alien critters want you to think. Did you ever see the movie The Thing?