Friday, December 26, 2008

'A plastic world, ready to be shaped and moulded'

[Some] amateurs will probably pursue serious work such as new vaccines and super-efficient biofuels, but they might also try, for example, to use squid genes to create tattoos that glow.
-- report

(The title of this post is from Man and The Natural World: Changing Attitudes in England 1500-1800 by Keith Thomas, 1983)

29 Dec: 'I will believe "new vaccines and super-efficient biofuels" when I see them,' says Jake Young.

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