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Drugs. Not necessarily mind altering kinds, but highly addictive drugs. These could be tailored chemicals or what have you, but they should be tailored to do the following: Only release Dopamine while doing a sanctioned activity! Introduce these during early childhood. Dopamine triggering activities would include learning about their future job, going ...


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Combine the following: HEAVY DEBT Introduce the humans to the shiny. Lots of shiny. Shiny costs big bucks, but we will let you pay it off. Envy The humans with the most shiny get things other humans don't. The humans get more shiny and go deeper into debt Rewards humans who do better fixes get more shiny. Divide and conquer Tell some humans ...


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Economics, dude. And health & safety. The photos still look just as great (especially if you stage them to make the dinos look bigger) and you can get far more saurians for less money, less space, and less risk of, er, unfortunate events. Also, mini-dinos should reach full size and profitability much quicker.


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I'm reading this to mean that you want to establish a wild population, not a petting zoo or game park. If so, an excellent reason to miniaturize the dinosaurs is that most full-sized dinosaurs (and nearly all the iconic ones) are so big that it would be impossible to have a stable ecology containing them without a huge landmass. No island would be big ...


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Your organism could do one or more of the things computer scientists do when they want to ensure data doesn't get corrupted. First, include a checksum in your DNA. Checksums involve adding up all the individual bits of a piece of data and comparing the result to what it should be. If the two numbers aren't the same, you know either the checksum has been ...


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Radiation and Life Don't Mix Essentially, when you get down to it, radioactive matter is just unstable matter which makes the matter around it unstable. It's like trying to build a large and complex tower of blocks, except some blocks are radioactive and thus will randomly explode. Radiation attack molecular life at the atomic level, and there's not really ...


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DNA Horcrux In the Harry Potter books, Lord Voldemort stored his soul in a horcrux, making him unkillable. The horcrux(es) were kept safely off site. A radiation impervious organism could keep its DNA outside of its body, in a safe place. Strong enough radiation will kill via thermal energy denaturing proteins: this is "cooking". But lesser doses of ...


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