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Minutes at the Edge #13 – Your Body spawns a Zombie Baby

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3.amazonaws.com/ScienceEdge/Edge13.mp3Podcast (minutesedge): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:19 — 4.9MB) | EmbedScience is great and sometimes science discovers things, noone really expected. Case in point: Every single one of us carries some „zombie genes“. Yes, you read that correctly, and they want to do a few things after …

A day of remembrance

Today in 1936 the last known Thylacine a.k.a. Tasmanian Tiger died in captivity. I sincerely hope there are still a few roaming the far corners of Tasmania and Australia. And who knows, maybe one day we will be able to ressurect the species from genetic material preserved in the various …