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Scientists breed non-pooing dog

Canine geneticists have engineered a breed of genetically modified pit bulls that do not ‘do a poo’ or even have to ‘go to the bathroom’. According to Dr Marcus Hunter of Oxford University, this could revolutionize the sometimes fraught relationship between dog owners and the rest of society.

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Posted: Nov 19th, 2012
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Safety fears as green protestors assaulted by genetically modified wheat

wheat now able to walk like a triffidThe long-term viability of genetically-modified (GM) crops has been called into question, after members of an anti-GM group were viciously assaulted by roaming wheat columns larger than a double-decker bus.

Protestors broke into the Hertfordshire field where the feisty crop is being grown with the intention of uprooting it and setting it alight, but their plans were thwarted when several bundles of wheat proved to be aggressively self-aware.

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Posted: May 27th, 2012
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Genetics questioned as nip/tuck mum gives birth to ugly children

even modern science can't put them back inJennie Chapman is taking legal advice after extensive cosmetic surgery failed to prevent her giving birth to a second pair of twins widely rated as ‘two of the ugliest ever born locally’.

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Posted: Jan 24th, 2012
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Dogs to lose legs in 100 years say geneticists

Some species of dogs will lose their legs in the next century, according to research by scientists published in the journal Nature. Their findings are based on the fashion for small dogs like Chihuahuas, Chows and West Highland Terriers being carried about by celebrity owners.

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Posted: Mar 2nd, 2010
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