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    Extra Extra! Virgin Birth Possible! 5 new Messiahs are born!

    http://edition.cnn.com/2007/TECH/sci....ap/index.html

    A female Komodo dragon gave birth to 5 young without the eggs being fertilized by a male dragon. Reminds me of Jurassic Park where the dinosaurs started breeding without the knowledge of the scientists on the island. Pretty neat stuff. Pretty crazy stuff actually hehe. We need to book a trip to UK to worship our newly born messiahs

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    Maybe they'll grow up to be Komodo Darth Vaders?

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    wow...so jesus was a dinosaur?sorry
    cool stuff,i hope it doesn't translate to humans in near future though.

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    man, nature never ceases to amaze.. what a crazy thing - JAG

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    I...feel...so useless...for some reason...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ilaekae
    I...feel...so useless...for some reason...

    Haha, my thoughts exactly!

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    Extra Extra! Virgin Birth Possible! 5 new Messiahs are born!

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    Quote Originally Posted by adam278
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    thanks for making me spill tea all over my table

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    Jamen jag tror att han skäms, och har gömt sig. Vårt universum det är en av dom otaliga spermasatser som Herren i sin självhärliga ensamhet har runkat fram för å besudla intet.
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    man how do you find all this?? no matter, keep it coming.. im an information sponge - JAG

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    wow,didn't know komodos killed their prey with bacteria (if not killing them in first encounter)...now there's prime c.o.w. material

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    In April 2004, scientists at Tokyo University of Agriculture used parthenogenesis to successfully create fatherless mice. In theory, the process could be used to reproduce humans after extensive testing and perfection. The alternation between parthenogenesis and sexual reproduction is called heterogamy. Forms of reproduction related to parthenogenesis but that require the presence of sperm are known as gynogenesis and hybridogenesis.
    Oh shit I may have to take back that thing I said about virgins lol. With genetic testing human parthenogenesis may be possible in the future.

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    Dudes , we obviously< will die out and the gals will take over this planet...i feel like an ancient dinosaur looking at the meteor and thinking "heck...at least those bastard furry thingies are dying out with me...right ?! RIGHT ?!..."

    but i would have nothing against a women-only future as long as i can travel there and stay for a weekend

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ilaekae
    I...feel...so useless...for some reason...
    It's ok Ilkaekae you can help in other ways

    http://www.babycenter.com/expert/bab...feed/8824.html
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    i think it is rather cool, actually. It shows a species can press on in sight of near extinction. As far as that female was aware of, she was the last of her kind (never seeing a male, and all) and yet she still reproduced.

    A testiment to the persistance of a species. Very cool stuff.

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    OK everybody, sing along!


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    hahaha - JAG

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    In other bizarre lizard sex news...
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070125/..._erection_dc_1

    Two?!


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    Quote Originally Posted by corky13
    Dudes , we obviously< will die out and the gals will take over this planet...i feel like an ancient dinosaur looking at the meteor and thinking "heck...at least those bastard furry thingies are dying out with me...right ?! RIGHT ?!..."

    but i would have nothing against a women-only future as long as i can travel there and stay for a weekend
    I think you'd like Pamela Sargent's books, especially this one:
    Shore of Women

    In a post-nuclear future, women live in walled cities, controlling all technology. Men, considered incapable of complex intellectual functions, worship females as divine beings. Roaming the countryside in primitive bands, men approach cities only when summoned for purposes of procreation.
    Edit: I just remembered that Dan illustrated some of her oher books.

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    heh...interesting. I will look into her books thank you

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    OK, I'm running out and getting a womb right now.

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    and i'm gonna try to get laid before this whole "females only" starts.
    why am i suddenly reminded of the girly section of ca...?

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    In the Southwestern US there are entire species of lizards (Cnemidophorus) that are made up entirely of females. No males exist. If you live down there, you probably see them all the time: they're commonly called racerunners or whiptails.

    These asexual species all evolved from sexual ancestors. So, while there are no males at all, the females still have to 'act out' a type of courtship in order to ovulate - one female 'plays' the male part and the other acts as the female and then they swap.

    In an evolutionary sense, sex (sexual reproduction) is pretty fascinating. I could talk about it all day... but I won't

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