January 29, 2013 By Joseph P. Farrell

Many of you saw this and sent it to me, and I must admit, I am both not surprised, but shocked, at the same time. In one sense, it was entirely predictable: if one can imagine a Jurassic Park with revivified and cloned dinosaurs roaming the modern world, why not what many presume to be a human ancestor? The ancestor in question is Neanderthal man, and the techniques are now well known in synthetic biology:

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Interestingly enough, the author sees the same connection to Frankenstein and the same cultural and social implications that I felt when I read the first opening paragraph of the article.