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  1. #1 Boffins create race of mutant mega ants 
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    SCIENTISTS have created a race of mutant mega ants with giant heads and huge jaws after activating ancient genes in the bugs.

    Boffins dabbed the larvae of normal ants with a special hormone to transform them into nightmarish 'supersoldiers'.

    It's believed the monsters may be a genetic throwback to an ancestor that lived millions of years ago, according to research published today in the journal Science.
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    Some of the most memorable "B" movies of the fifties were mutant insects and other assorted critters resulting from nuclear tests in deserts and oceans. But the danger really comes when the "...let's see if we can do this..." scientists forget the law of unintended consequences.

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    Oh great! I saw this movie when I was a child. Scared the crap out of me. You realize when they get big like this they make hideous screeching sounds?:eek:
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    Quote Originally Posted by AmPat View Post
    Oh great! I saw this movie when I was a child. Scared the crap out of me. You realize when they get big like this they make hideous screeching sounds?:eek:

    I am confident in the Orkin man's abililty to kill them before they cause too much trouble.
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    Quote Originally Posted by noonwitch View Post
    I am confident in the Orkin man's abililty to kill them before they cause too much trouble.
    The Orkin man---?Pishaa! I saw these freaks cut a man in half with their jaws. They drink Raid like Kool-Aid.

    Did I mention the screech?
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    Well I for one will welcome our new insect overlords. :D
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    Supersoldier ants can (and do) occur naturally in the wild and grow to around 4mm (that's an inch and a half), but only rarely.
    No new species created, just someone left their old jeans(genes) laying around.
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    I saw this story yesterday. I bet Shannon would love these guys...:D
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    Quote Originally Posted by bijou View Post
    Well I for one will welcome our new insect overlords. :D
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    Not to worry guys, I've got the solution already.

    How do you stop giant mutant ants?

    A really, really BIGmutant spider :p

    After that , we get Clint Eastwood to kill the spider ( it worked in the movies).
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