Skip to comments.Neanderthal to be born to surrogate mother?
Posted on 01/20/2013 7:50:36 PM PST by BenLurkin
There have been indications that a cloning experiment to create a live Neanderthal may be on the cards.
While the idea of using DNA from frozen mammoth remains to clone a live specimen is nothing new, the concept that we could do something similar to bring back extinct species of human such as Neanderthals may prove quite a shock to most people. Despite the technical and ethical difficulties inherent in such an endeavor, there are signs that some scientists may be considering research leading up to such an achievement and that they may need a surrogate human mother to deliver the child.
Recently Harvard Medical School geneticist George Church was quoted as saying that eventually, an "adventurous female human" would be required to act as a surrogate mother in the birth of the first Neanderthal in 30,000 years. It's a topic that Church has talked about before, in 2009 he hinted at the possibility of cloning a "near-Neanderthal" when the Neanderthal genome was first reported.
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Paging Sandra Fluke....
OMG! The world is not ready for another Joe Biden!!!
I don’t like it and why bother when Helen Thomas is still walking the earth?
Frankenstein is gonna get laid!
So is Geico.
If it’s a girl, will it look like Moooooochelle?
Democrats will stop at nothing to expand their voter base.
Why does one need to clone a neanderthal when there is one that was politically cloned today as president?
octomom needs this gig
Oh hell, who needs a surrogate. I’ve known plenty of Neanderthals. Yawn........
The Octo-Mom needs another 15 minutes of fame - maybe she would be the surrograte.
Ron Pearlman’s cousin?
Yawn. Already happened. 30 March 1965 to Gabrielle Georgina Sybille, Guildford, Surrey, England.
Great, another entitlement class.....
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