hstein3: Priapetic: You know, I understand that e. coli is so well studied we know more about it and its genome than just about anything else, but do we really need to do all of our genetic experimentation on a species of bacteria that is highly capable of colonizing our bodies?IIRC, most E. coli used for lab work is rendered incapable of infecting humans. Even still, laboratory conditions are kept to ensure that it doesn't escape into the wild, so to speak. It's not like scientists are brewing this stuff up then spreading it on their sandwiches.
yukichigai: I dunno, turning coffee into shiat sounds like a very Portland-ish thing to do.
Mentat: I don't know whether to punch subby or the author first.
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