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(English intro to Spanish lang post) In a frivolous conversation in Der Spiegel, Harvard researcher George Church defended the possibility of cloning a cohort of Neanderthals (see faye flam post in the tracker...

 

(English intro to Spanish lang post) In a frivolous conversation in Der Spiegel, Harvard researcher George Church defended the possibility of cloning a cohort of Neanderthals (see faye flam post in the tracker). Now he says that Spiegel reporters misinterpreted and mistranslated him, and that the “public should have better scientific literacy to detect cases where things seem implausible”. In Spanish we have the saying “tira la piedra y esconde la mano” (something like “throwing the stone and hide the hand”), that fits very well with Church’s cheeky reaction. Of course many...