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:
Neanderthal man, DNA experiments and the shadow of Dr Frankenstein Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2266108/Neanderthal-man-DNA-experiments-shadow-Dr-Frankenstein.html#ixzz2J3tyRNZJ Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
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.