Tuesday, August 22, 2006

The Mammoth Creation Project

Apparently, there is a group of Japanese scientists hellbent on reproducing a wooly mammoth (from sperm frozen in permafrost and an elephant's egg). The thing I find cool about this is that they already have permission to house their creation in a national forest in Siberia.

That's like the guy who wrote The AntiChrist and a Cup of Tea who surrenders his copyright in the event of the tribulation (beginning of the end of the world.)

It takes a certain amount of chutzpah. Not sure exactly what kind, but a certain amount of it, clearly.

If you want to read the article that inspired this ramble, check out: World Science: Bringing Back the Extinct

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