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Lydia Griffin

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Should we clone and revive Homo Neanderthal?

Scientists at Max Planck Institute have sequenced the complete genome of Neanderthal. What benefits could N. bring to the Sapiens mix of Today? And should interbreeding be contemplated?


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  • Mar 25 2013: Talk, talk, talk, no proof. Science chooses not to prove its claims, when it has the chance. Science is a sham.
    • Eric K

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      Mar 27 2013: I'm sorry, I saw this and I couldn't just ignore it. I just want say this... I'm not sure you know what science is. Science is the "systematic knowledge of the physical or material world gained through observation and experimentation" (Dictionary.com). Science is proof fundamentally. In this particular case, 'science' not only proved the little bits it has been able to develop on this topic thus far, but explained how it plans to progress in the future. There are no claims that need proving. While I completely respect everybody's religious views, my head is physically hurt at the thought of someone shooting down science promoting something that has not at all proved a single one of its claims, and has had its chances to do so for 2000 years. Seems kind of ironic to me.
      • Mar 27 2013: Then what evidence of dark matter? What of gravity? what of light theory? what of red shift, blue shift? Evolution has destroyed real science. Your laughter just shows your closed mindedness, but you really can't be held responsible for being unable to defend your copy and paste schooling.

        By the way, if you could choose, would you use a human embryo or a chimp embryo, to test sciences bragging, that Neanderthal is part human, to children.

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