The End of Roads (Road to Hope VI)

150 years ago, the world was one of wagon trails and rudimentary roads. Cities were far smaller than they are now, their roads little more than cobblestone streets. Horses were the apex of transportation, though giant new machines set on metal rails were rising from the depths of industry. Most people in that era had… » 4/18/14 8:53pm Yesterday 8:53pm

Game of Threads: How to Dress for the Purple Wedding

First of all I will apologize that this post is a titch late, but I don't think you can blame me: I've only now just stopped giggling in schadenfreude over last week's episode of Game of Thrones. What was I giggling about? Dudes. What wasn't I giggling about? The Lion and the Rose gave us endless giggle-worthy moments. … » 4/18/14 2:32pm Yesterday 2:32pm

We now have the potential to clone a human adult

Scientists have created cloned embryonic stem cells using the nuclear material of adults. They did this by using somatic-cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), the same technique which produced Dolly the sheep. With this technique, all the genomic DNA is from the cloning target, while the mitochondrial DNA is from the egg… » 4/18/14 2:18pm Yesterday 2:18pm