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Re: [BirdYak] Re: article about the DNARS

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  • Kathleen Ross
    Sounds like April Fool s to me . . . K ... From: Gordon and Joan To: Sent: Saturday, March 30, 2002 8:25 AM
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      Sounds like April Fool's to me . . . K
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      From: Gordon and Joan <craneg@...>
      To: <birdyak@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, March 30, 2002 8:25 AM
      Subject: [BirdYak] Re: article about the DNARS


      >
      > >LONG BEACH, California (API)--Scientists on Friday excitedly unveiled
      what
      > >they call the ultimate weapon in the fight to preserve endangered
      species.
      > >The excitement surrounded the launch of the DNA Remote Sensing Satellite
      > >(DNARS) from an ocean platform in the south Pacific.
      >
      > Is this for real? It sounds a little fishy - how does a satellite sense
      DNA
      > material, especially from a "permanent geostationary orbit"? I did some
      > searching on Google for some of the references, and none seem to check
      out.
      > There is a Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, and a British
      > Ornithological Union, but I didn't get a hit for the "Royal Society of
      > Ornithologists" in the article. Similar zero results for DNARS, the
      > National Association of Law Enforcement Organizations and the USGS High
      > Island Wildlife Research Center.
      >
      > >Alyesheva Mentiroso, lead NASA scientist
      >
      > As I recall, mentiroso means "liar" in spanish!
      >
      > Is this article from the Onion?
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