From the "Truth is stranger than fiction" desk.
Bio-engineered cyanobacteria squeezing "blue petroleum" from its colonies and then selling the high-value algal by-products as nutritional supplements, such as omega-3 fatty acids.

So far so good but what happens when the encrypted gene sequences cross into human gut E.Coli and we get human spontaneous combustion, eh?

Apocalypse. It's so much easier in the real world. Ah Peter Watts, I love your sense of SciFi humour. Now hurry up and release the next Blindsight book.
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There was more, of course. Prof. Piotr Dembowski of the University of Maryland, talking about how difficult it had been to crack the GRM. Someone else from Simon Fraser, reporting that something like ...

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