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Chimaera lion, goat and serpent

  1. Jan 4, 2006 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    Some interesting reading...

    http://www.unifi.it/unifi/surfchem/solid/bardi/chimera/
     
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    http://www.thedevilsdictionary.com/
     
  4. Jan 6, 2006 #3

    jim mcnamara

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    In Biology, chimera means that one organism has tissues with different DNA.

    Human chimeras do exist and pose lots of problems for forensic DNA analysis and blood typing, etc.

    http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=8905
     
  5. Jun 6, 2006 #4

    Ivan Seeking

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    Does anyone know why this thread has so many hits?

    ...seemed to deserve a bump given the view rate.
     
  6. Jun 7, 2006 #5
    In popular movies like Mission Impossible II (staring Tom Cruise) Chimera was the name of a deadly virus that killed the victim if the antidote wasn't administrated within a certain time period. This is perhaps not relevant to the discussion but it is rather fascinating how Hollywood tries to use science for personal gain.
     
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