History Trivia / Gattaca

8th Jul '14 5:44:33 AM SeptimusHeap
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* RoleAssociation: MayaRudolph, later to star on ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', pops up as a nurse.
** {{Monk}} presents Jerome to Vincent. Guess that he told him many times to clean everything he owns. Which is hilarious in hindsight since one of the major plot points of the movie is Vincent not cleaning up.
** One of the sequencing technicians [[Series/TheState just wants to dip his balls in it!]]
15th Jun '14 11:32:26 PM pittsburghmuggle
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** One of the sequencing technicians [[Series/TheState just wants to dip his balls in it!]]
26th Mar '14 9:16:10 AM IayssLenior
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* The title is made from the four nitrogen bases "letters" [=(GCAT)=]. The complimentary strand would be [=CTAATGT=]. The [=mRNA=] strand would be [=CUAAUGU=]
23rd Jul '13 2:00:54 AM pittsburghmuggle
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* HeyItsThatGuy: MayaRudolph, later to star on ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', pops up as a nurse.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: RoleAssociation: MayaRudolph, later to star on ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', pops up as a nurse.
31st Mar '13 6:35:01 PM Tuckerscreator
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** There' also considerable debate about how much DNA is in hair. Most sources say it's just in the root, but others say that fragmentary DNA can still be found in the strand.
20th Aug '12 1:19:00 PM rlkitterman
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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[SaturdayNightLive Maya Rudolph]] pops up as a nurse.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[SaturdayNightLive Maya Rudolph]] MayaRudolph, later to star on ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', pops up as a nurse.
15th Jun '12 9:55:57 AM PhantomKitty
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** {{Monk}} presents Jerome to Vincent. Guess that he told him many times to clean everything he owns.

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** {{Monk}} presents Jerome to Vincent. Guess that he told him many times to clean everything he owns. Which is hilarious in hindsight since one of the major plot points of the movie is Vincent not cleaning up.
15th Jun '12 9:55:18 AM PhantomKitty
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** Also given near-future engines, it would be possible as well. In real life, they're still in the research phase...
10th May '11 6:06:19 AM LadyMomus
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* ArtisticLicenseAstronomy: Barring [[TheLawOfConservationOfDetail some amazing propulsion system they didn't mention]] it would take far longer than a year to get to Titan.
** Titan is not transparent by a long shot, but it's not completely ''opaque'', as Vincent tells Jerome. However this was the common perception back in the 1990's when this was filmed and [[ScienceMarchesOn before the Cassini-Huygens probe got to Titan in 2004]].
* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Unless there's blood or other stuff that's not supposed to be in there in it, Urine doesn't contain genetic material.
** There will almost certainly be shed epithelial cells from the urethra in there though.



* YouFailBiologyForever: Unless there's blood or other stuff that's not supposed to be in there in it, Urine doesn't contain genetic material.
** There will almost certainly be shed epithelial cells from the urethra in there though.
* AstronomyGoof: Barring [[TheLawOfConservationOfDetail some amazing propulsion system they didn't mention]] it would take far longer than a year to get to Titan.
** Titan is not transparent by a long shot, but it's not completely ''opaque'', as Vincent tells Jerome. However this was the common perception back in the 1990's when this was filmed and [[ScienceMarchesOn before the Cassini-Huygens probe got to Titan in 2004]].
16th Mar '11 1:57:45 PM pittsburghmuggle
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* AsrtonomyGoof: Barring [[TheLawOfConservationOfDetail some amazing propulsion system they didn't mention]] it would take far longer than a year to get to Titan.

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* AsrtonomyGoof: AstronomyGoof: Barring [[TheLawOfConservationOfDetail some amazing propulsion system they didn't mention]] it would take far longer than a year to get to Titan.
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