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  • March 23, 2015
    Scientists at Harvard have successfully reproduced and inserted 14 woolly mammoth genes into an elephant genome, and it have it function without problem. Apparently this is a major step in resurrecting woolly mammoths, which I'm not totally sure why we're resurrecting in the f... / Continue →
  • January 15, 2014
    This is a series of portraits by photographer Francois Brunelle entitled 'I'm Not A Lookalike'. They all feature two unrelated strangers who look like twins. Some of them are less convincing than others, but none are less convincing than the actual twins I went to high school... / Continue →
  • October 18, 2013
    After studying two separate DNA hair samples found at opposite ends of the Himalayas, University of Oxford geneticist Bryan Sykes has claimed that Yetis might actually exist, and be the hybrid decedent of an ancient species of polar bear. I mean, I'm pretty skeptical, but you'... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    This is the $1,050 DNA Bookcase made by Milano Furniture. It's six feet of spiraling shelves shaped like a double helix so you can arrange your books to look like little genome sequences. No lie, I have a friend who used to be a personal assistant for this rich lady and one d... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2013
    Meet Lola, a 4-pound, 10-year old lobster caught off the coast of Massachusetts with a regular claw on one side, and five freaky little nonfunctional claws on the other. MUTANT! *calling Professor X* Seriously bro, you have to let us kill and eat this one. "This claw deform... / Continue →
  • July 5, 2012
    Scientists working in the field of titties (suck it, physics!) have officially located some of the human genes responsibly for a woman's breast size. My breast size? There weren't any genes responsible, only ice cream sundaes. Researchers have identified seven genetic mark... / Continue →
  • January 6, 2012
    ORIGINAL IMAGE REMOVED AT REQUEST OF OWNER. Google image search "super soldier ants" to see the actual thing. inb4 I for one welcome our new picnic ruining overlords. Scientists dabbling in ant genes (me? I only dribble in my Levi's) have found a way to turn normal soldier ... / Continue →
  • November 3, 2011
    I have brown eyes. And they're romantic as f***. Men and women have actually gotten lost in these peepers for days. Kidding, they're like gazing into two twin @$$holes. And now a California doctor claims he could turn them blue with a quick 20-second cosmetic laser surgery.... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2011
    Picture related: sexy-time. One look at me and it may come as no surprise, but according to a recent study by an international team of scientists, there's even more evidence early humans and neanderthals made sweet, sweet love together (okay truthfully it probably wasn't that ... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2011
    Mosquitoes: they nasty. And now Malaysia has genetically modified a strain of all-males that are supposed to produce young that die soon after birth and released them into the wild with the hope they'll help reduce Dengue fever outbreaks. *plugging in bug-zapper and crackin' o... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2010
    This is a cat with "cat" spelled in on its side in different-colored fur. You know, maybe Adam didn't do such a bad job naming all the animals after all. Except for hippopotamus. He definitely dropped the ball on that one. Once somebody points it out, it is obvious - the wo... / Continue →