Will It Be Possible to Clone Neanderthals?
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS—Geneticist George Church of Harvard University thinks that it will soon be possible and even beneficial to bring Neanderthals back from extinction, if human cloning ever became acceptable in modern society. “Well, Neanderthals might think differently than we do. We know that they had a larger cranial size. They could even be more intelligent than us,” he explained.
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