Friday, May 13, 2005

STRANGE IMPLANTS BAFFLE SCIENTISTS.... ALIENS AMONG US?

...when Leir bent over his patient, scalpel in hand, he noticed that things were out of kilter. There was no scar or visible sign that something had entered the body. The patient was well anesthetized, yet she almost leaped from the table in pain when he touched the object. But the surrounding tissue showed no inflammation or reaction, as if nothing unusual was going on.

And when Leir retrieved the object, it became even more of a mystery: It appeared to be an unfamiliar metal-like substance, and it was encased in a tough biological membrane that resisted even the sharpest scalpel.

"I'd never seen anything like that come out of a human," he said...