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MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« on: March 02, 2012, 01:24:44 am »
How to hack the yoghurt bacterium to make it a nice orange-pink colour and produce Prozac as a nice supplement to your morning breakfast:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Co8NOnErrPU

"A DNA synthesizer, it's sort of like a desktop printer, but instead of CMYK it prints ATCG. And you get the DNA back in an envelope, dried.

Last year I did a project in which I created a bacterium which, if you feed it to pigeons, it makes the pigeons, um, produce, er, defecate, it makes the pigeons shit soap."

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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2012, 04:38:20 am »
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it makes the pigeons shit soap."



 :lulz:  SCIENCE!

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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2012, 03:52:25 pm »
Ok, that's REALLY cool.
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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2012, 08:16:51 pm »
Biohacking is now, guys. And with the 4th gen nanopore sequencing, it's just going to get easier.
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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2012, 09:21:38 pm »
This is going to get interesting isnt it? The next couple of decades i mean- and not in a horrormirthy sort of way this time.
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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2012, 10:47:54 pm »
This is going to get interesting isnt it? The next couple of decades i mean- and not in a horrormirthy sort of way this time.

Can't it be both?
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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2012, 10:58:40 pm »
Oh sure. But its going to be more interesting in its own right (for me at least)
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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2012, 11:05:26 pm »
Does this mean that I will be able to bioengineer bacteria to give me glowing poop?
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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2012, 11:49:20 pm »
Does this mean that I will be able to bioengineer bacteria to give me glowing poop?

God, I hope so.
“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2012, 02:00:41 am »
Does this mean that I will be able to bioengineer bacteria to give me glowing poop?

Dude, if the OP could make pigeons defecate soap, youbetcha.
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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2012, 09:52:18 am »
Does this mean that I will be able to bioengineer bacteria to give me glowing poop?
You can already get bio-luminescent dogfood that makes their shit glow so you don't step in it at night.
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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2012, 06:18:58 pm »
:lulz: "tired of walking your dog? Cant stand stepping in dogshit at night because you are unwilling to exert the effort to turn on the lights? Bioluminescent dog food is just the thing you need."

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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #12 on: March 03, 2012, 07:32:51 pm »
Only has a six day half life too. Still less toxic than fucking cat shit. And at least you can see dogshit. Cats hide it. In your slippers, your plant pots, on top of bookshelves, cats are rank! Dogs are
:lulz: "tired of walking your dog? Cant stand stepping in dogshit at night because you are unwilling to exert the effort to turn on the lights? Bioluminescent dog food is just the thing you need."

im starting to think we need to produce infomercials.
Bio-luminescent Dog food . . . . . . made out of radioactive Cats! 100% Organic, sustainable protein product for today's busy Dog about town. Just add scalding water. . .
"We need a plane for Bombing, Strafing, Assault and Battery, Interception, Ground Support, and Reconaissance,
NOT JUST A "FAIR WEATHER FIGHTER"!

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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #13 on: March 03, 2012, 08:19:18 pm »
Only has a six day half life too. Still less toxic than fucking cat shit. And at least you can see dogshit. Cats hide it. In your slippers, your plant pots, on top of bookshelves, cats are rank! Dogs are
:lulz: "tired of walking your dog? Cant stand stepping in dogshit at night because you are unwilling to exert the effort to turn on the lights? Bioluminescent dog food is just the thing you need."

im starting to think we need to produce infomercials.
Bio-luminescent Dog food . . . . . . made out of radioactive Cats! 100% Organic, sustainable protein product for today's busy Dog about town. Just add scalding water. . .

But wait, there's more! Along with your order for bioluminescent dog food we'll throw in Powdero to help eliminate the dogshit smell on your living room carpet. This has a total value of 69.99, but we're offering it to the next 1000 callers for not 69.99, not 59.99 NOT EVEN 39.99 All of this can be yours for 3.5 easy payments of 19.95! Call now, all major credit cards are accepted!
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Re: MAD SCIENCE: Hacking Yoghurt DNA
« Reply #14 on: March 03, 2012, 09:27:14 pm »
Lumin8 Petfoods. Polishing turds, so you don't have to tread in your filthy pets shite in the dark.
Available in Pallid Pink, Septic Yellow, and Gently festering Green. 
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