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Horse Meat in Taco Bell Beef
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, crime, ick )

- 940 days ago -
Tests showed that beef products sold at some of Taco Bell's European restaurants contained horse DNA, dragging the fast-food chain into a growing food fraud scandal in Europe.
Pentagon Looks to Breed Immortal 'Synthetic Organisms,' Molecular Kill-Switch Included
Offbeat  (tags: ick, science, NewTechnology, GeneticEngineering, politics, ethics, government, safety )

- 2064 days ago -
The Pentagon's mad science arm may have come up with its most radical project yet. Darpa is looking to re-write the laws of evolution to the military's advantage, creating "synthetic organisms" that can live forever -- or can be killed with the flick ..

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