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Scientist wants human woman to give birth to a Neanderthal

A scientist believes he's close to perfecting the necessary technology to clone a Neanderthal — all he needs is a human woman to gestate it.

By August 30, 2014

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Prof seeks woman to give birth to Neanderthal? Not exactly

In a much-publicized interview, a Harvard geneticist says he can imagine cloning Neanderthals using genome sequencing. But the interview itself apparently got cloned all wrong.

By August 30, 2014

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The iPhone app that reveals your Neanderthal self

MEanderthal allows you to feed your current features into it so that you can see what your prehistoric self might have looked like.

By August 30, 2014

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Samsung's 'men are pigs' ad for TVs gets YouTube love (and hate)

You might have missed a Samsung ad for its Evolution TV Kit. However, almost 9 million have analyzed its depiction of men as Neanderthal slobs on YouTube.

By August 30, 2014

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Scientists briefly revive extinct frog from dead cells

Australian scientists break new ground in embryonic cloning by bringing back a dead frog species using eggs from a distant cousin.

By August 30, 2014

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Why bother to text your girl when BroApp can do it for you?

BroApp sends lovey-dovey messages to your beloved little dove, so that you can enjoy drinking with the boys. Really.

By August 30, 2014

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Marissa Mayer misses a chance to shame a 'dirty old man'

During the Yahoo shareholders meeting Tuesday, someone identifying himself as a "dirty old man" decides to tell CEO Marissa Mayer how attractive she is.

By August 30, 2014

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Charges dropped against teen in science experiment 'bomb'

Kiera Wilmot, the 16-year-old who put toilet cleaner and aluminum foil together at school and it went bang will not be charged with a felony.

By August 30, 2014

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New BlackBerry ad -- that's, um, why they're called mobiles?

Some may be relieved that, post-Super Bowl, BlackBerry is no longer trumpeting what its Z10 can't do. But a new ad for the smartphone suggests merely that it can keep you moving. A bit generic perhaps?

By August 30, 2014

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Silly Asus makes sexist tweet

For reasons not entirely obvious, Asus posts an image with a rather obviously sexist caption that attracts rather less favorable publicity.

By August 30, 2014