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RYT Hospital
The RYT Hospital-Dwayne Medical Center has been on the forefront of recent medical advances. They've developed a transgenic mouse with the cognitive abilities of a human. They've helped a man give birth. They've even developed nano-robots to deliver gene therapies and repair tissue. Pretty amazing stuff. And they've got a very slick website. Too bad none of it is real. (Thanks to Ross Harvey for the link).
Categories: Health/Medicine, Websites
Posted by Alex on Mon Jan 19, 2004
Comments (24)
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Thanks for saving me from being suckered. I wrote a piece on genetic engineering for my Maine Public Radio program, then discovered the RYT people were already doing it. Suspicious, I then found your page. The humble Farmer
What do you think about genetic engineering? Is it a good thing or is this DNA and genes thing something that human beings shouldn
Posted by Robert Skoglund  on  Sun May 02, 2004  at  02:46 PM
I want to know where this hostpital is located and how exactly did you perform Mr.Lee's pregnacy?I am a student doing research on this and i wish to know.I dont know if this place even exsists.
Posted by Felicia Probert  on  Mon Nov 13, 2006  at  03:51 PM
I really also want to now when he gives birth.
Posted by felicia Probert  on  Mon Nov 13, 2006  at  03:53 PM
It isn't real, it's a hoax.
Posted by Charybdis  in  Hell  on  Mon Nov 13, 2006  at  04:02 PM
Yes i figure that out when i was searching though the interent saw a pregnat man and no location of the hospital.I want to know why some people would go though so much trouble to make something that is not real to make people believe it is real.I find it apauling and against the lord.You people are sick basturds.
Posted by Felicia Probert  on  Tue Nov 14, 2006  at  08:48 AM
I assume that's directed towards the people who are actually responsible for the hoax, as opposed to the people who are reporting on it, or discussing it...
Posted by Boo  in  The Land of the Haggii...  on  Tue Nov 14, 2006  at  09:00 AM
And verily did the Lord sayeth unto Abraham, "Thou shalt not maketh unto the Internet a false web page."
And Abraham wept for his sins.
Posted by Charybdis  in  Hell  on  Tue Nov 14, 2006  at  11:03 AM
That is some funny stuff.But why would some creeps make a site that gives people hopes and then crashes those dreams.The people who comment on this arent the sickos but the people have made the site are.So dont be afended.Oh and one of my school mates found a location but she forgot about the location.So i assume it wasnt true.
Posted by Felicia  on  Wed Nov 15, 2006  at  08:47 AM
I have used this terrrific spoof site for over two years now as I teach college freshman about science and pseudoscience, and how to tell the difference. RYT Hospital has provoked wonderful discussions in my classes. Thanks folks!

[It is scary how gullible some students are at 18. A favorite example is the nubmer that believe any site whose url ends in .gov or .edu is believable. After discussion and practice they become much more aware and skeptical.]
Posted by Dr. Douglas Duncan  on  Wed Feb 28, 2007  at  10:29 AM
yeah i knew it wasn't real i think it could be possilbe but its nice to know that crap wasn't real because then that hospital would be full of gay guys
Posted by darken the light  on  Wed May 23, 2007  at  02:24 PM
hey for all you that want to know where RYT Hospital is all you had to do was look it up on Google Earth I found it!!!!!! don't believe everything is a hoax besides i have seen the building it is in NY, NY and it is on Lexington Avenue, on google earth it is labeled as National Magazine. so ha ha ha to all of you dumb people.
Posted by jennfier  on  Thu Sep 27, 2007  at  01:23 PM
hey for all you people out there who can't seem to find the one and only RYT Hospital here's a tip look harder it took me 10 minutes to find the place . It's easy go to google earth and type in RYT Hospital anyone knows that it is in NY if you have seen the documentary. DUhhhhh! the building is on Lexington Avenue and once i found it i remembered that i have seen that building when i lived in new york so for all you dumb people. ha ha ha ha ha I laugh at you.
Posted by jennifer  on  Thu Sep 27, 2007  at  01:31 PM
I''m not suprised that all these responses are written by women. The concept of a man giving birth, would comprimise affirmative action, and collapse many institutions specifically for women, at a loss of billions in aid. In addition, the world would be better off without that gender who is most responsible for the majority of the wars, death of nations, and the spreading of uncontrolloable diseases. Personally i like women, as long as they are dsabled. Disabled women are suprisingly compassionate, friendly,
and nurturing to mostly everybody, whereas fully functional women only show those attributes to their imediate family and cicle of friends. Everyone else can suck eggs. If this country ever comes under attack from a foriegn nation, will the women fight? Will they expect the men, they have been stomping on, to fight for them? I guess, i'd pick up the standard on your behalf, as long as you pay me $500. per day. In advance.
Posted by JAMES GREGORY  on  Fri Oct 05, 2007  at  12:34 PM
"The concept of a man giving birth would compromise affirmative action"? You mean you think the only reason men aren't able to give birth is because of some kind of plot, James? And do you really mean that you've never met a non-disabled woman who was nice to you?

I don't believe it. There are nice people in this world (and lots of jerks, too), and some of them are female and some of them are male. Those are the facts.

If this post accurately reflect your sentiments and isn't your idea of a joke, you need some help. I am serious. I'm being compassionate, believe it or not. It's not healthy to feel that much hostility toward half of the human race.
Posted by Kathleen  in  Indiana, USA  on  Fri Oct 05, 2007  at  01:22 PM
I think it would be a good idea for everyone to consider commone sense and gut reactions before getting so wrapped up in things that you don't even make sense. I am speking to those who claim to have found the address, etc.etc. PLEASE!! If this was for real then I would expect no less than for it to be breaking headline news with its male pregnancy. I mean come on, seriuously... I can even believe that there is a debate about this. Let's not forget that a teacher who has used this hoax website in his classroom for 2+ years already is sure that it is fake. How many students do you think have already challenged and discussed this with him and brought out every possible explanation as to why it was real? Common sense is a thing of the past I suppose.
Posted by Alicia  on  Sun Feb 10, 2008  at  09:55 PM
i thought it was a real hospital at fist but then i started thinking that the government couldnt possibly allow a hospital to mess around with getting a guy pregnant cus i remember hearing that its illegal to clone embryos and impregnate women with them cus its unethical and stuff, so if thats not allowed then this probably isnt either. so then, i started thinking maybe this hospital is in canada, they probably let them do this kinda stuff, but i couldnt find any address for this hospital on its website. then i found this website and noticed that some of the messages here were posted in 2006 and its now 2008, so this guy couldnt possibly be pregnant for over 2 years.
Posted by liz  on  Wed Mar 26, 2008  at  11:22 PM
Guess what brainwashed god zombies... It is real, no hoax. Just the enginuity of modern science. Isn't it beautiful! Good thing that "GOD" gave us the resources, brains, and will to do such beautiful things.
Posted by EddieB  on  Wed Apr 02, 2008  at  02:54 PM
The site is almost sick in a way, but it actually became helpful to me... My college uses it in our research classes to prove a point. My writing reseach class was given the link and told to find out everything we could about the hospital and the most important aspects of the site... Well, we all were able to see that there was no address, no valid contacts, etc.. The point of the site for us was to prove that when doing research.. you can't believe everything on the web!
Posted by Stacie  on  Sun Apr 20, 2008  at  01:13 PM
this is obviously fake
no one in their right mind would believe that we've made these miracles of modern medicine so early.
I f this stuff were true then there would be a cure for cancer by now~!!!!!!!
Posted by Maurice Redmond  on  Mon Dec 08, 2008  at  07:03 AM
this is not real at all, if you think it is you might have a mental problem that only this fake hospital could fix.
Posted by lt dan  on  Wed Mar 04, 2009  at  01:13 PM
If you want to find a real hospital it isn't hard. but I don't understand why you are actually searching for a fake hospital.
Posted by grog2012  on  Thu Jun 18, 2009  at  10:20 AM
I wanna know where and how the baby come out from a man. I can't even imagine where.
Posted by rickkgoh  on  Tue Mar 23, 2010  at  11:26 AM
Only STupid Wackadoo Right Wing Tea Party idiots believe this stuff. The lady that won the Rep. nomination in Deleware sited the mouse with a human brain as fact, now that is scary that she is only one election away from being a Senator of the The United States Of America. Liberals and moderates wake up and vote or these Wackadoo Wingnuts just may get elected and as bad as our regular elected officials are, they are 10000 times worse... "First they came for my neighbor and I did nothing, next they came for me"!
Posted by fred  on  Fri Sep 17, 2010  at  04:40 PM
@Felicia Probert "I want to know why some people would go though so much trouble to make something that is not real to make people believe it is real. I find it apauling [sic] and against the lord."

You mean like Christianity or the Judeo-Islamo-Christian dogma and mythology?

This is the Internets, and is second only to mankind itself in spreading misinformation. The false information we find shouldn't pose a threat to anyone because we are all raised to be critical thinkers and only believe based on solid, verifiable and repeatable evidence, right?

Yeah, right. This is why we need to teach the next generation that faith is NOT a virtue. We need to learn to question EVERYTHING with a healthy amount of doubt and skepticism, including our core values.
Posted by jdk1.0  on  Fri Jun 14, 2013  at  02:05 PM
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