Germs That Go Into Space Return Deadlier Than Ever

What happen when germs go into space on a rocket and come back to Earth? They become stronger and deadlier than ever:

Scientists wanted to see how space travel affects germs, so they took some along — carefully wrapped — for the ride.

The result: Mice fed the space germs were three times more likely to get sick and died quicker than others fed identical germs that had remained behind on Earth.

Link - via Super Punch

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Now this makes one question perhaps those bacteria and germs present in that comet that hit a few days ago may have been carrying a rather virulent bug? Maybe this is how we'll be wiped out? Not by war but rather by a super bug brought back by Astronauts.
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dimestorenovel-- how could we not send bacteria into space? They're all over us.

More importantly, don't let the mutated germs roam free when they get back from space, I think.
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