Neanderthal Baby Idea Floated By Harvard Geneticist Sparks Ethics Debate Over Cloning

by jeeg 23. January 2013 22:58
In a controversial interview that has ignited commentary across the world, a respected Harvard professor of genetics has suggested an "extremely adventurous female human" might someday serve as surrogate mother for a cloned Neanderthal baby.   Besides saying that the cloning of a live N... [More]

The First Book To Be Encoded in DNA

by jeeg 21. August 2012 21:16
Despite the fact there are 70 billion copies of it in existence, very few people have actually read the book Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves in DNA, by George Church and Ed Regis. The reason? It is written in the basic building blocks of life: Deoxyribonucleic aci... [More]
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