Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Of Mice and Men and Chimeras and Hybrids and more

"Some believe the greatest emerging threat to the human race can be found in the Middle East, where terrorists seek weapons of mass destruction. Others point to melting glaciers, adamant they have discovered proof of environmental doom.

I suspect a far greater threat to our species emerged this month in a politely worded report issued by a British parliamentary committee..." [rest of the article here]

(from an article in the Washington Times)

The British parliament is contemplating what types of human-animal hybrids should be permitted and what rules should govern their creation and destruction.

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