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(Some Plague)   15,000 year old viruses released from Tibetan glacier ice. Probably   (news.osu.edu) divider line
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402 clicks; posted to STEM » on 20 Jul 2021 at 10:20 PM (5 days ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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5 days ago  
Wow, I've always wondered what would happen in a sequel to this:

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And now I know.
 
5 days ago  
And the Siberian Tundra fires are launching god knows what fossil viruses from the former Permafrost into the atmosphere.
 
5 days ago  
Lol, there is no future to plan for.
 
5 days ago  
Time to deploy the USS Nathan James I guess.
 
5 days ago  
Mostly the viruses that come out won't be too harmful.

Mostly.

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5 days ago  
Great... now Montana is gonna get Shoggoths as an invasive species.
 
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5 days ago  

Wobambo: Lol, there is no future to plan for.


It's fortunate then, that other people have been planning for it, even if disaster is a reality.
 
5 days ago  
I've seen these movies and read these books.
I'll be in my bunker.
 
5 days ago  
I think about all those rich snobs who intentionally buy harvested glacier ice, thinking it's so cool to taste something that's hundreds of thousands of years old in their whiskey. Now it looks like they'll get a little something extra in their cocktails.
 
5 days ago  

Jedekai: Great... now Montana is gonna get Shoggoths as an invasive species.


wouldn't that be an improvement?
 
5 days ago  

dionysusaur: And the Siberian Tundra fires are launching god knows what fossil viruses from the former Permafrost into the atmosphere.


That's not how fire and modern viruses usually work... but, I guess I don't know much about ancient viruses, so carry on.
 
5 days ago  
It's like these jerks haven't seen a movie in their lives.
 
5 days ago  

leeksfromchichis: Jedekai: Great... now Montana is gonna get Shoggoths as an invasive species.

wouldn't that be an improvement?


They'd out-conservative any Montanan, sooo ... no?
 
5 days ago  

Captain Shaky: dionysusaur: And the Siberian Tundra fires are launching god knows what fossil viruses from the former Permafrost into the atmosphere.

That's not how fire and modern viruses usually work... but, I guess I don't know much about ancient viruses, so carry on.


The massive updrafts sweep up unburnt things, too.
 
5 days ago  
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5 days ago  

dionysusaur: leeksfromchichis: Jedekai: Great... now Montana is gonna get Shoggoths as an invasive species.

wouldn't that be an improvement?

They'd out-conservative any Montanan, sooo ... no?


Shogoths aren't conservative politically.
 
4 days ago  

leeksfromchichis: dionysusaur: leeksfromchichis: Jedekai: Great... now Montana is gonna get Shoggoths as an invasive species.

wouldn't that be an improvement?

They'd out-conservative any Montanan, sooo ... no?

Shogoths aren't conservative politically.


I'd have thought the Elder Gods were as conservative as it gets.
Ferverously worship me and I'll eat you first.
 
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