Comments on Pixie Dust Magical Pinkie Regeneration
Amazing story, if true. Even more amazing, if it can work on larger and more complex structures in the body. (Read
the complete story)
As further backing for this story see above link:
Talks Alan Russell: Why can't we grow new body parts?
It references this particular example as well. Just forward to 11 minute mark and watch until 15 minute mark or so and you will see it there right before your eyes. Pretty amazing!"
(Kim 5/6/2008 1:12:05 PM)
|"Scientific also talked about this in their recent issue. They have been learning from the salamander.
(J. Kearns 5/6/2008 2:05:22 PM)
|"I'm surprised it's that simple...but this is fascinating all the same."
( 5/6/2008 11:06:08 PM)
|"I was also excited by the video in the BBC story, especially since I am missing the end of my index finger :)
But apparently it's bunk http://www.badscience.net/?p=664
Think about it really...this happened two years ago, and we're hearing about it now. This guy gets the magic dust from his brother...etc...doesn't add up.
(Rob 5/7/2008 1:31:19 AM)
|"I'm not buying it. The last picture has a fully grown and aged finger tip with a full-length finger nail. You'd think if this was such a serious medical test that they would have documented it better."
( 5/7/2008 5:29:32 AM)
|"was there a SF analog to this that I missed"
(dug 5/8/2008 9:45:39 PM)
|"Reminds me of Frank Herbert's atlotl-gibiri regimen in it's effect. For a materials analog, think Skelegro - although that's magical rather than sfnal."
(Bill Christensen 5/9/2008 9:07:25 PM)
Get more information on Pixie Dust Magical Pinkie Regeneration
Leave a comment:
Tediously, spammers have returned; if you have a comment, send it to bill at this site (include the story name) and I'll post it.
Neural Net Discovers Antibiotic
'...instantly the TEMS was ... creating and discarding scores of new sciences.'
China Delivery Robot Development Quickens During COVID-2019 Outbreak
'Something very much like a camouflage-painted kangaroo.'
Via Virtual Reality, Mother Encounters Deceased Daughter
'But that barrier was going to melt away someday soon. The transhumanists had promised...'
Clothes That Do Photosynthesis
'Clothes are no longer made from dead fibers of fixed color and texture...'
Stratuscent Electronic Nose
'It's picking up diphenyl compounds and tetra hydrocarbons.'
CIMON Companion Robot For Space Station Astronauts
'... in some departments their power is absolute.'
Qbit Robot Bartender Also Makes Coffee
'...he sipped the cognac that the robot bartender handed him.'
Moving Desks Not SciFi After All
'Charged with hope, he zipped from stack to stack...'
Cruise Autonomous Car Drives Aimlessly For An Hour
Convincing video shows progress (and limitations).
Fast Charging A Bus In 20 Seconds
'... in almost every town and village.'
Realistic Translation With The Waverly Labs Ambassador
'The speech patterns you actually hear decode the brainwave matrix which has been fed into your mind by your Babel fish.'
Biotech Firms Raised $Millions For Anti-Agathics (Longevity Drugs)
'Against Death doth no simple grow.'
Out-Of-Work Blue Collar Robots Need Your Help
'His legs relaxed with a rattle as he cut off all power below his waist... and ran his eye down the Help Wanted - Robot column...'
The Dawn Of Orbiting Manufacturing In 2020?
'It can be mass-produced only in the orbiting factories.'
Smart Contact Lenses Charges With 3D Printed Antenna
'He realized that it was not quite a clear lens.'
Segway S-Pod Fulfills Dire 1928 SciFi Prophecy
'Noiselessly, on rubber-tired wheels, they journeyed down the long aisles...'
Physicist Inspired By SciFi And Seeing Back In Time
'Here is the chronoscope... Scansion depends upon a special curved field...'
Airbnb Has AI Psychiatrist Looking At Your Facebook
'It's illegal to hold back information during a psyche test.'
NASA's Electric Motor Scooter
'...all the [lunar] prospectors took bicycles along as a matter of course'
Moving Suns To Different Galactic Neighborhoods
'...to swerve their star from its course, the globemen made use of a simple physical principle.'