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Scott Sigler

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Every five minutes, a transplant candidate dies while waiting for a heart, a liver, or a kidney. Imagine a technology that could provide those life saving organs for a nominal fee.....and imagine what a company would do to monopolize that technology. On a remote island in the Canadian Arctic, P.J. Colding leads a team of scientists who have discovered this holy grail of medicine. By reverse engineering the genomes of thousands of mammals, Colding's team has dialed back the evolutionary clock to re-create their common ancestor. The method? Illegal. The result? A computer engineered living creature --- an animal whose organs can be permanently transplanted into anyone with zero chance of rejection. There's just one problem: these ancestors turn out not to be the docile herd animals Colding's team envisioned. Instead, Colding's work has given birth to something big, something evil. ......AND IT'S VERY, VERY HUNGRY!

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Episode 18

October 6th, 2010

Episode 19 of 41 episodes

Magnus gets some important information from Farm Girl. Colding informs Dante of the team's success. Rhumkorff has to do an ultrasound after one of the fetuses mysteriously vanishes from Cow Sixteen. Everyone is startled by his shocking discovery.

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