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  • April 3, 2014
    Thanks to the well preserved specimen found last summer, Russian scientists now claim they have enough viable woolly mammoth DNA to clone one of the beasts. Obviously, I will be the first person to ride it. And probably the last. Watch us jump this volcano! "The data we are... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2012
    In soul crushing news, scientists claim there's no chance of cloning dinosaurs from DNA found in the present day because DNA rapidly deteriorates over time, citing that even under optimal conditions every single bond in DNA is broken in less than 1/10th of the time since the mo... / Continue →
  • August 1, 2012
    This picture? That's my dream world (except in my dreams it's my peen instead of a flare). Because some insanely rich people are still decent human beings, Australian 5x billionaire Clive Palmer (the same guy building a replica of the Titanic) wants to clone a dinosaur and le... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2011
    Determined to keep good on their promise to clone mammoths in the near future, scientists claim they're one step closer after finding well preserved marrow in the thighbone of a specimen during a recent dig. No word if anybody's tried making mammoth broth with it yet. By tran... / Continue →
  • August 2, 2011
    Because all the ASPCA needs is an influx of boring old dogs that can't glow in the dark, South Korean scientists have successfully bred a beagle that glows under UV light. A hellhound, if you will. A glow-in-the-dark beagle if you won't. Also, this isn't really new news, bec... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2011
    This is a proposed warning to print in the front of science textbooks to remind children to take their educations seriously. Because, let's not kid ourselves -- nobody wants to be left out of the dino rodeo. Me most of all. Unfortunately, like learning to tie my own shoes or... / Continue →
  • January 17, 2011
    Thanks to a new breakthrough in cloning technology, scientists are claiming we could have real-life woolly mammoths lumbering around Jurassic Pleistocene Parks in as little as four years. Really? THEN CUT THE CRAP AND GIVE ME A DINO ALREADY YOU WOOLLY WANKERS. Previous effor... / Continue →
  • May 4, 2010
    A group of scientists from around the world have successfully recreated woolly mammoth blood, reigniting the Geekologie Writer's hopes of some steamy dino lovin' in the not-too-distant future. You know, it's amazing what scientists can accomplish when they're not busy perving ... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2009
    In promising dinosaur-cloning news, hundreds of football-sized Sauropod eggs have been uncovered in India. Secretary, book me a flight! Oh, wait, they're all infertile. Secretary, cancel that flight and order me a pizza! "The important finding is that these eggs have been f... / Continue →
  • May 3, 2009
    And I couldn't be happier. I'm gonna be Jurassic Parking it before you can say, "Geekologie Writer, are you sure you want to go into the raptor pen?" To which I will reply, "oh I'm sure. I'm sure". A dinosaur bone buried for 80 million years has yielded a mix of proteins and... / Continue →
  • April 23, 2009
    Just look at all those cute little babies. Really makes you consider wearing a condom next time, doesn't it? Yeah it does. Anyway, Dr. Panayiotis Zavos, a controversial fertility doctor, claims he's gonna be cloning humans within two years. [The] doctor has claimed he clo... / Continue →
  • March 10, 2009
    Obama, in a pow-pow-power move, signed an executive order (I need a pad of those) yesterday that has " cleared the way for a significant increase in federal dollars for embryonic stem cell research". Now I don't even know what that means, but I do want to clone my dog. And al... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2009
    Ed and Nina Otto are two rich crybabies that just couldn't deal with the cancer death of their dog Sir Lancelot Encore in January, 2008. So what did the couple do? Be happy with their eight other dogs? Adopt another one from the pound? Hell no, that would be too logical. In... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2008
    Scientists have found what they believe to be the world's oldest and least circular spider web, encased in a piece of amber. It's allegedly 140 million years-old. "It's not a striking, perfect web," Braddy said. "(But) this seems to confirm that spiders were building orb webs... / Continue →
  • November 6, 2008
    Scientists, spurred on by the passing of Michael Crichton, have kicked their efforts of cloning extinct species into high gear. And I think I speak for all of us here when I say, sex with dinosaurs: it's about freaking time. Japanese scientists have produced clones of mice ... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2007
    For years now I've been asking myself "When the hell is someone going to get on the ball and clone some damn cats that glow when exposed to UV light?" Well some South Korean scientists at Gyeongsang National University must have read my mind, because they have! The cats are t... / Continue →