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Offline Raliel

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« on: 13/06/2007 10:09:48 »
Rather than hunting around for incredibly rare, preseserved dino blood in Amber.....
take a chicken and simply turn on the correct sequences of genetic information that the ALREADY have stored in their chromozones...... the genes for Forelimb claws and for teeth have already been identified and isolated within chickens. In a few short breeding cycles, once the correct genetic triggers haveen activated, you too can have your own flock of raptors running round the farm!


 

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« Reply #1 on: 13/06/2007 10:23:34 »
KFR anyone?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 13/06/2007 18:01:59 »
Raptor? Wasn't that a song by Blondie?  ???

or

Raptor? No thank you; I don't like wearing a truss  :-\
 

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« Reply #3 on: 13/06/2007 20:27:07 »
Can anyone here confirm that it would be RFK in parts of Canada?
Anyway, surely the easiest way is to use computer graphics like the films did.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 20/09/2007 21:53:08 »
why dont we just go on as we have always done, by using sheap cardboard cutouts of dinosaurs that never existed.

much better than geneticly altered chicken/raptors.


just a thought
 

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« Reply #5 on: 20/09/2007 23:59:46 »
Rather than hunting around for incredibly rare, preseserved dino blood in Amber.....
take a chicken and simply turn on the correct sequences of genetic information that the ALREADY have stored in their chromozones...... the genes for Forelimb claws and for teeth have already been identified and isolated within chickens. In a few short breeding cycles, once the correct genetic triggers haveen activated, you too can have your own flock of raptors running round the farm!

But how do you know which genes to switch on without first finding the genetic code for a dinosaur?

Beyond that, although many of the genes for a dinosaur may exist in a chicken (unlikely that they all do), but the exist in a different sequence (a little like having the instructions for going from point A to point B - you then jumble up the instruction, so they are in a different order - you still have exactly the same instructions, but being in a different sequence, they will take you to a different place).  Even the number of chromosomes are likely to be different (they tend to be different for different species).
 

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