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Old 03-06-2008, 12:00 PM
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Exclamation Changeable plastic mimics sea cucumber's trick

I just read about this article:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080306/...DR.044nl.s0NUE

Isn't this coo!?!
Any thoughts of potential uses besides the ones mentioned in this article??
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I wonder how they want to keep it dry long enough to place the brain electrode...
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Old 03-06-2008, 12:20 PM
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Now now... that just won't do... the Delta flyer will turn to rubber and collapse whenever Tom Paris wants to fly into a water planet....
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Now now... that just won't do... the Delta flyer will turn to rubber and collapse whenever Tom Paris wants to fly into a water planet....
Well, it'd explain how they got it into the shuttlebay along with the other shuttles. A quick squirt of water, and *SQUISH* it fits right in
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Old 03-06-2008, 06:37 PM
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hahahaha!!! that works!
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Jelly ship... hmmm
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hmmm... interesting
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"sea cucumbers can change easily from hard and rigid to soft and floppy,"

...kind of like men.
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a certain part of men, you mean
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I just saw on Survivorman on the Discovery Channel how the sea cucumber secretes a white liquid cream type of thing which acts as an antiseptic... oh boy, the direction this thread just took...
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