Mars One has moved its deadline back two years, creating further doubts about the project. Organizers stand behind their plan to send colonists one-way to the planet, but I’d bet my last red cent they won’t be launching anytime soon.
Scientists have successfully implanted mammoth DNA into elephant cells. The achievement has a number of implications– but don’t expect mammoths to roam any sooner than we’ll get to Mars.
They’re more Twilight-sparkly than Stoker-bloody
Upon reflection, biology has names for two new species of vampire crab.
Footage from this past weekend’s Toronto Comic-Con, below:
Nothing on the six part X-Files “event series” that was just announced?
There is now.
$100 bucks says an at least 50% Mammoth will be born before we land on Mars. ;-)
You’re probably right– though we could then play the semantics game of what % mammoth constitutes a mammoth (Midwestern mammoth steaks– now with 10% more mammoth!). A more practical use of this technology would be to reintroduce greater biodiversity to endangered but still extant species.