IRON OXIDE - BDELLOID ROTIFERS

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Recorded at Bela Dubby in Lakewood, Ohio on Halloween, 2010.

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When these unusual creatures spring from hibernation, they undergo a fascinating and possibly unique genetic process. A study conducted by Matthew Meselson of Harvard University suggests that when bdelloid rotifers recover from suspended animation, they incorporate foreign DNA when patching up their own ruptured cell membranes. Any DNA in proximity to the organisms can be included in the new genome, including semi-digested food. This may be interpreted as an intermediate between true asexual and sexual reproduction.

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released November 6, 2010
Vocals, Realistic Concertmate MG-1 - K.Stewart
Bass - J.Curtis

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IRON OXIDE Cleveland, Ohio

We make music that sounds like a steel mill.

Vectors heading from Toledo and Tacoma somehow converged in Cleveland and have been throwing a rusty wrench into the works ever since. The life of the party wherever a horrifying, post-apocalyptic future in which Question Mark and the Mysterians must perform Swans covers in order to ward off the flesh-eating robots needs to be invoked. ... more

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