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AtheistCrusader Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-19-09 09:08 PM
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79. This breakthrough occurred in the UK so.. No, BUT
We are now light years behind researchers in countries around the world.
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  -Blind to be cured with stem cells deminks  Apr-19-09 10:39 AM   #0 
  - Maybe Jesus was a stem cell  Oregone   Apr-19-09 10:41 AM   #1 
  - At one point we all were  stray cat   Apr-19-09 10:49 AM   #2 
  - I'm not sure whose post I love the most, yours or who you replied to.  KittyWampus   Apr-19-09 11:44 AM   #12 
  - The Iraqis we've been bombing were stemcells once, too. Someone remind the fundies. n/t  Ian David   Apr-19-09 08:45 PM   #77 
  - wonderful. One less "jusus" thrown in the garbage at a fertility clinic.  JohnWxy   Apr-19-09 01:19 PM   #27 
  - That is INCREDIBLE NEWS!!! That will change so many lives! nt  MADem   Apr-19-09 10:54 AM   #3 
  - you are so right!  CountAllVotes   Apr-19-09 11:14 AM   #4 
  - I forgot to recommend--I just did. I hope more people see this. It's BIG.  MADem   Apr-19-09 11:27 AM   #5 
  - it is a great/wonderful development!!  CountAllVotes   Apr-19-09 11:37 AM   #8 
  - This breakthrough occurred in the UK so.. No, BUT  AtheistCrusader   Apr-19-09 09:08 PM   #79 
     - my husband has access to the UK for medical care  CountAllVotes   Apr-19-09 10:35 PM   #84 
        - I wish you both the best.  AtheistCrusader   Apr-20-09 03:50 PM   #102 
  - Amen to that. AMD took my father's life.  Dangerously Amused   Apr-19-09 12:29 PM   #18 
  - I'm praying with you and for your husband  goclark   Apr-19-09 08:20 PM   #72 
     - thank you so much!  CountAllVotes   Apr-20-09 11:00 AM   #97 
        - I am a care giver for my Mom and I don't drive at night  goclark   Apr-21-09 10:33 AM   #104 
  - my mom went through hell with a bad cornea. this is so wonderful.  roguevalley   Apr-19-09 04:18 PM   #44 
  - YES!!! Imagine the new music from Stevie Wonder after he's cured!!  drgonzosghost   Apr-19-09 11:34 AM   #6 
  - it couldn't cure all blindness though.  ginnyinWI   Apr-19-09 11:41 AM   #9 
  - it couldn't cure all blindness though.  AlbertCat   Apr-19-09 12:26 PM   #17 
     - If it could only cure all blindness  Best_man23   Apr-19-09 02:09 PM   #34 
     - Maybe we could use stem cells to grow Ninjas assassins  TheEuclideanOne   Apr-19-09 02:39 PM   #42 
     - Yep. I say they should be told they can't get the treatment, then  NoSheep   Apr-19-09 05:32 PM   #52 
     - Can I quote you?  NoSheep   Apr-19-09 05:29 PM   #51 
  - First thing Stevie will do is look in the mirror, look at his handlers, and say "You BASTARDS!!!!"  MADem   Apr-19-09 11:43 AM   #11 
  - Stevie does not have Macular Degeneration. I do and you get it when you get older.  bkkyosemite   Apr-19-09 01:41 PM   #32 
  - Won't cure Stevie Wonder, unfortunately...  Clear Blue Sky   Apr-19-09 05:40 PM   #53 
  - Stevie's innervision sees more that most of us ever will... Signed, sealed and delivered!  FailureToCommunicate   Apr-19-09 07:54 PM   #68 
  - Obama loves................  pauldg0   Apr-19-09 10:00 PM   #82 
  - REC. I wonder if stem cells can be used to cure Right Wingers  old mark   Apr-19-09 11:36 AM   #7 
  - but they're little babies! the bible says so!  FLAprogressive   Apr-19-09 11:42 AM   #10 
  - Recommended. My mother went blind from wet MD about 10 years ago.  Bozita   Apr-19-09 11:53 AM   #13 
  - Fantastic. And just the tip of the iceberg, one hopes.  Auggie   Apr-19-09 12:06 PM   #14 
  - I'm sorry. I always doubt "Popular Mechanics" articles like this.  tomreedtoon   Apr-19-09 12:15 PM   #15 
  - Remember when those two guys made the thing that could fly in the air?  Zuiderelle   Apr-19-09 01:03 PM   #23 
     - That was done by practical inventors, not Pop Mechanics writers.  tomreedtoon   Apr-19-09 01:25 PM   #29 
     - I'm in the field  TZ   Apr-19-09 02:13 PM   #36 
     - The article is false, and it won't be practical for decades.  tomreedtoon   Apr-19-09 07:24 PM   #67 
        - Wow dude, wet blanket much?  AtheistCrusader   Apr-19-09 09:15 PM   #80 
        - You are young. You will learn. You can NEVER wet blanket enough.  tomreedtoon   Apr-20-09 01:20 PM   #100 
           - I used to be a staunch pessimist.  AtheistCrusader   Apr-20-09 03:44 PM   #101 
        - You didn't read the article, I see. Or you have challenges understanding what you do read.  MADem   Apr-20-09 02:12 AM   #87 
        - Uhm  kenfrequed   Apr-20-09 11:21 AM   #98 
     - Where are you getting Pop Mechanics writers from this?  Zuiderelle   Apr-19-09 02:37 PM   #41 
        - Who do you think wrote the original article about The Cure?  tomreedtoon   Apr-19-09 07:21 PM   #66 
           - Adrian Thrills?  Compline   Apr-20-09 07:43 PM   #103 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-19-09 06:39 PM   #62 
        - spammer alert.  sellitman   Apr-19-09 06:56 PM   #64 
  - Don't worry, Pfizer will figure out a way to make it hugely expensive /nt  Dumak   Apr-19-09 12:18 PM   #16 
  - Considering that Pfizer doesn't patent treatments, probably not  Patiod   Apr-19-09 01:53 PM   #33 
  - This is wonderful news!  SkyDaddy7   Apr-19-09 12:30 PM   #19 
  - I am glad you are a bit better  CountAllVotes   Apr-19-09 12:42 PM   #21 
  - Thank-you!  SkyDaddy7   Apr-19-09 01:16 PM   #26 
     - you are very welcome  CountAllVotes   Apr-19-09 10:32 PM   #83 
  - About that socialism...  moggie   Apr-19-09 06:04 PM   #60 
  - No need to apologize, whatsoever.  pengillian101   Apr-19-09 08:44 PM   #76 
  - This is wonderful news!  Raksha   Apr-19-09 12:38 PM   #20 
  - Hooray for muthafuggin' SCIENCE!!!  Jester Messiah   Apr-19-09 01:03 PM   #22 
  - Dupe  dborlando   Apr-19-09 01:13 PM   #24 
  - fanatastic. RECOMMENDED.  JohnWxy   Apr-19-09 01:16 PM   #25 
  - No wonder George was against stem call research,  Downwinder   Apr-19-09 01:24 PM   #28 
  - God damn Bush  MindMatter   Apr-19-09 01:26 PM   #30 
  - My thoughts exactly.  kenfrequed   Apr-20-09 11:25 AM   #99 
  - If that fucker starts to lose his eyesight as the result of macular degeneration,  bullwinkle428   Apr-21-09 10:47 AM   #106 
  - They're doing the same thing for deaf people  FunkyLeprechaun   Apr-19-09 01:31 PM   #31 
  - Why let the pharmas have this? Why not keep it pure w/gov funding? rec'd  williesgirl   Apr-19-09 02:13 PM   #35 
  - Ummm the pharma developed this because  TZ   Apr-19-09 02:17 PM   #38 
  - How many people suffered this thanks to Bush?  Joe Bacon   Apr-19-09 02:16 PM   #37 
  - If this does work and works in the long term  sakabatou   Apr-19-09 02:18 PM   #39 
  - Irony  edc   Apr-19-09 02:24 PM   #40 
  - Of course those who disagree with using embryonic stem cells  SteveG   Apr-19-09 02:57 PM   #43 
  - Yes, the blind will remain blind. Poetic justice, no?  Dangerously Amused   Apr-19-09 04:20 PM   #45 
  - I knew a girl from grade school who went blind from  FourScore   Apr-19-09 04:31 PM   #46 
  - For the first time  loyalkydem   Apr-19-09 04:35 PM   #47 
  - Yup. Me too. I've got one eye gone and the other can go any time  NBachers   Apr-19-09 10:38 PM   #85 
  - We've been waiting for this. Our youngest son has Stargardt's disease  mnhtnbb   Apr-19-09 04:40 PM   #48 
  - Cool thing is  stop the bleeding   Apr-19-09 05:07 PM   #49 
  - Rightwingers MUST refuse it. If they have any principles.  mainer   Apr-19-09 05:24 PM   #50 
  - ironically they are already blind - and stem cells are of no use to that kind of blindness  tomm2thumbs   Apr-19-09 07:01 PM   #65 
  - Badda bing! nt  valerief   Apr-19-09 08:33 PM   #74 
  - That ooesn't bother me  loyalkydem   Apr-20-09 07:14 AM   #93 
  - Every single success story from this procedure will help crush the christian death cult's position  ACTION BASTARD   Apr-19-09 05:40 PM   #54 
  - so how did all that praying help the blind, fundies?  Dukkha   Apr-19-09 05:43 PM   #55 
  - When are they going to find a cure for Diabetes?  GentryDixon   Apr-19-09 05:46 PM   #56 
  - Britain? How is that possible? They're SOCIALISTS!!!  progressoid   Apr-19-09 05:48 PM   #57 
  - This is a travesty I tell you! A bloody outrage!  Lucky Luciano   Apr-19-09 05:51 PM   #58 
  - Every time I see  Life Long Dem   Apr-19-09 05:59 PM   #59 
  - Wow, that would be fabulous news! nt  JerseygirlCT   Apr-19-09 06:14 PM   #61 
  - Take that Laura Bush!!! You have been so wrong about EVERYTHING! nt  intheozone   Apr-19-09 06:49 PM   #63 
  - Amazing...absolutely amazing. Well we know that GW was satan. n/t  vaberella   Apr-19-09 07:59 PM   #69 
  - fantastic news, thanks for posting. rec'd. nt  inna   Apr-19-09 08:02 PM   #70 
  - This is great news  digidigido   Apr-19-09 08:11 PM   #71 
  - This is fabulous news. I hope the right wingers don't find a way to kill it. nt  valerief   Apr-19-09 08:32 PM   #73 
  - Side effects...  Ian David   Apr-19-09 08:43 PM   #75 
  - 73 posts, and I have to be the one to point out that it's  Igel   Apr-19-09 08:45 PM   #78 
  - Seventy EIGHT, not three. But that was noted in the first post, actually.  MADem   Apr-20-09 02:19 AM   #88 
  - Thanks for the information but we are still overjoyed  goclark   Apr-21-09 10:39 AM   #105 
  - Lets hope they can spead up the process. Wonderful news. Thanks for the post  rhysothink   Apr-19-09 09:46 PM   #81 
  - Oy, the blastocysts-are-human-beings crowd must be freaking out.  burning rain   Apr-19-09 11:43 PM   #86 
  - And what do the Rethugs say? That we're sacrificing precious 4-celled "babies" for health?  Arcana   Apr-20-09 02:43 AM   #89 
  - We'll see. (Pun accidental)  No Elephants   Apr-20-09 04:59 AM   #90 
  - It is so good to see the right wing religious fundamentalists get rebuffed by science. n/t  Optical.Catalyst   Apr-20-09 05:39 AM   #91 
  - My father and sisters were blinded by this disease, now I  Cairycat   Apr-20-09 06:40 AM   #92 
  - Will it cure Obam's blindness to Bush's crimes?  RedCloud   Apr-20-09 07:26 AM   #94 
  - Is everyone taking their vitamins?  mainer   Apr-20-09 08:14 AM   #95 
  - Just imagine being the prick that kept this away from Americans  4_TN_TITANS   Apr-20-09 10:19 AM   #96 

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