I’m thrilled by the scientific capability. I have a problem with his answer to the final question, though. How can you argue to bring back species sent to extinction by the carelessness of humanity at the cost of other species? Isn’t that just exchanging one extinct species for another? Possibly more?Read More De-Extinction
Like many Smitch comics, this one is inspired by real events. view as PNG or PDFRead More Happy Hollowing!
I don’t care how “good” of a singer Adele is, her songs are crap. Except that one…there’s that one that’s pretty good. Anyway, no matter how good you are there’s always someone better:Read More Two Year Old Sings Adele
Uh. Inside a Dutch medical facility is a potentially devastating weapon that could kill millions: A genetically modified version of the H5N1 bird flu, engineered to be easily transmitted among ferrets. And the researchers who figured out how to do it would like to share their work with the world. via Should […]Read More Today in (potential) Absolute, Unmitigated Horror
According to this wonderfully titled report from Nature.com, “Rhythmic synchronization tapping to an audio-visual metronome in budgerigars” – You can teach a parakeet to tap in time to a metronome. At the right tempo, they will even have fun. You cannot teach a rhesus monkey to do the same. Parakeets 1, Monkees 0Read More Parakeets Versus Monkeys