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Old 02-18-2017, 07:54 AM   #1
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Naica's crystal caves hold long-dormant life - BBC News

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I read that and my thoughts ran along the lines of--"We're talking about indestructible microbes and other living organisms. We don't know anything about them except they have survived for as much as 50,000 years by being indestructible. Why would we want to bring them back to life and take a chance on them being injurious to human life?"

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Shades of the Andromeda Strain. Even BSL4 facilities have had "leaks". High-risk lab isn't immune to accidents - Winnipeg Free Press
Dated article but the risks aren't getting better as "new and improved" bugs are discovered AND being made...

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