Celebrity scientists: Is academia about to overcome the Sagan effect?

Has academia overcome the Sagan effect? Is it trying to? Does the public care and are all celebrities the same? Continue reading Celebrity scientists: Is academia about to overcome the Sagan effect?

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20 years after Dolly or “where are all the super-human clones?”

Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned using the nucleus from a somatic cell of one animal and an egg from another individual of the same species. Her birth proved that we can restart the cellular development of a somatic cell from a higher animal in a way that would allow it to recreate any other cell needed to for a whole new individual. Continue reading 20 years after Dolly or “where are all the super-human clones?”