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For Sale: Island, Bio Safety Level 3

Rumors have swirled that the ever-mysterious Plum Island will hit the market one day, and that day may be sooner than we thought. Dan Rattiner's BlogHampton cites a Homeland Security rep who said that the animal disease studying island will be shut down and sold to the highest bidder, with the money helping to fund a new facility in Kansas. Think: the Madoff deal, Montauk monsters included. [BlogHampton; previously]