Two of my good friends have started the move toward vegetarianism. One for health reasons, the other for ethical ones. I’ve started eating better myself (more fruits and veggies) because of them. But the lure and ever-almost-here-ness of synthetic meat gives me hope for those of us who can’t (or won’t) give up our carnivores sides. The […]
Lauren Davis reopens the debate started by Zach Zorich at Archeology and continued by yours truly over whether or not we should clone a Neanderthal. She does a nice job compiling a list of yays and nays, including this gem I hadn’t much considered:
Neanderthals might not be built for modern life. The […]
Great video from NPR that introduces EcoG:
The translation process from brain to computer is amazing in that it’s really just scientists finding out what happens when they prompt their patients to think about new different things. Slowly, surely, they’re building a map of what our brain’s electrical signals mean.
KEXP’s John in the Morning asks the very relevant question, “Is Jack White cloned? That dude is all over the place. Bands, a record label, producing. How?” Seriously, look at how much he’s put out in the past decade. There must be more than one.
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