Friday, February 13, 2009

A Pricey Primate

Dinner at a fancy restaurant: $150

A first-class vacation to Europe: $15,000

Bringing a Neanderthal back to life: priceless $30 million
Possessing the Neanderthal genome raises the possibility of bringing Neanderthals back to life. Dr. George Church, a leading genome researcher at the Harvard Medical School, said Thursday that a Neanderthal could be brought to life with present technology for about $30 million.

I thought there were a few of those still around in the House and Senate.

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