be khe on Flickr The day when pigs fly might not be as far ahead of us as the day when humans first flew is behind us. The real question might be, will humans create a flying pig or will pigs create their own method of flight. The following are realities: Chinese scientists at the Shanghai Second Medical University in 2003 successfully fused human cells with rabbit eggs. The embryos were reportedly the first human-animal chimeras successfully created. They were allowed to develop for several days in a laboratory dish before the scientists destroyed the embryos to harvest their stem cells. In Minnesota last year researchers at the Mayo Clinic…
by Mape_S on flickr It’s Chinese New Year and the year of the tiger. It sounds like the perfect year to publish my first book, The Tiger’s Tale. The final edits are finished and I should learn the release date any day now. I have survived the string of snow storms hammering the area, without Internet connection or power for most of the past couple of weeks. You wouldn’t think bad weather could put such a crimp in your blogging. I was hoping for better weather this week, but there is another storm rolling through tomorrow. I’ll post as I can.