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Frank Burnet's Cells

Doctors discover that cells in Frank Burnet's body make cytokines, cancer fighting cells. The doctors took these cells and sold them to a company who uses them to make cancer drugs. In a court of law, it was ruled that Frank Burnet was no longer the owner of these cells. This decision is later overturned by another court.

Gas Canister

Josh Winkler uses gas canisters to administer a retrovirus containing a mature gene to mice. When Josh's brother uses the canister on himself and suddenly loses his addiction to drugs, Josh uses it on another drug addict. However, Josh later discovers that the mature gene not only causes emotional maturity, but also causes the body to mature at an accelerated rate.

Saline

Josh Winkler sends a canister filled with saline to a cousin of his mother when she pressures him to give the woman and...

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