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Old 11-17-2007, 08:39 PM
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I'm with you Romy ..... I love big smart dogs and ponies !!!
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Old 11-18-2007, 03:12 PM
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im a big fan of the pony cut!
Rubys been in pony since summer (its common in cresties)
but thats real cool on the poodles...hmm i want a standard in the future...mabe ill have to pony cut my poodle too...

heres my chinese pony lol

(even pink! she was pink for a cure for halloween, its koolaid and VERY safe so dont worry lol)ill have to get newer pics, she was looking a lil shaggy there lol.
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Old 11-18-2007, 03:31 PM
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but since you know about this sort of thing.. what on earth is the point of having a few human braincells in a mouse's brain other than being able to say to other scientists "ZOMG! Lookie what I did!"? Is it even going to do something to the mouse?
Oooh, yeah! I just read an article on this, and it's absolutely fascinating. Basically, they injected human embryonic stem cells into the brains of a few mouse fetuses. The embryonic stem cells matured right along with the other cells, and are now working parts of the mouse's brain.

And it won't result in super-intelligent mice, or anything like that. Embryonic stem cells are basically "blanks": they can eventually become any type of cell. The human brain cells have actually developed the characteristics of mouse brain cells.

With mice like this, they can test cures for brain disorders, like Parkinson's, without actually putting any people at risk.

While I'm no scientist, I don't think it would really do anything to the mouse. The brain cells, while human-based, work like the rest of the mouse's brain.

And if those idiots at Fox News bothered to do any research whatsoever, they'd find out it was NOT the result of genetic "splicing": the mouse's DNA was not tampered with at all. I think that even if the mouse reproduced (which it almost certainly won't be allowed to do), its offspring would be normal mice with no human parts.

Here's the article I read:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/n...em_cell_2.html

Ooops. Sorry for derailing the thread. Pardon! *slinks back into evil media lair*
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Old 11-18-2007, 03:57 PM
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Nooooo, thanks, Gemp! That does make much more sense. You answered the very important question of "why" for me, LOL! I'm glad to see it actually has a potential use rather than being just another thing we can say we did.
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Old 11-18-2007, 04:10 PM
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That is priceless. AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
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Old 11-18-2007, 06:28 PM
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A realitive by marriage bought a Lab/poodle ..... I'm going to suggest that cut as she said that she doesn't look like the ones on line .
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Old 11-18-2007, 10:34 PM
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At first I thought this was serious, then I got my brain
back and realized you cannot mate a dog and a pony,
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