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Old 8th Aug 2009, 17:16
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kingoftheslipstream
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Raincoast
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From this month's issue of Legion Magazine (mag for Canuck veterans)
8 Canadian Medical Breakthroughs:

1. Development of pablum ('specially useful fer Boeing pilots)
2. Discov,ery of the T-Cell receptor
3. Development of the Cobalt bomb (cancer treatment)
4. Safer stem cells (from adult human skin cells)
5. Safer heart surgery (using hypothermia in the '50s)... cool!
6. Stress research (Dr Hans Selye's general adaptaion syndrome)
7. Insulin treatments (Drs. Best and Banting)
8. Controlled Gene Mutation (Dr. M. Smith 1993 Nobel Prize)

World record sniper shot...
Pisces submarine...

Oh, and of course that sublime Canadian past time - having sex in canoes!
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