Posted by @ 9:49 am on Friday 12th September, 2008.
Categories: In the News

"A NEW device, hailed as the ultimate weapon... will face its toughest challenge..."

Forget your concerns about the LHC and the end of the world - there are more important issues to be addressed. Culicoides impunctatus for starters. According to The Scotsman, Aberdeen University bods reckon that they've got the measure of this wee beastie, and they're testing their cloaking device this weekend. You never know, it might actually work, but they really should take along a few photon torpedoes just in case.

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3 Responses to “So’wI’”

  1. Sounds great. I hope it works. I was surprised to see that the article quoted an estimate of the midge-related loss to tourism. A lot of money.

  2. BG! says:

    Yes, it is a lot, but if the midges were tamed/eradicated/neutralised, would that money come flooding in?

  3. "Flooding" may be the appropriate term, BG!. You know what they say about the Scottish weather ... if you don't like it, just wait 5 minutes ...

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