US Scientists Demand Removal of Restrictions on Animal Chimera Research

The U.S. National Institutes of Health has stopped funding experiments in which human stem cells are transplanted into the embryo of an animal. Now, a group of researchers from Stanford University are speaking out, claiming that the restrictions are holding back important medical research—and that the NIH’s reasons… »11/05/15 5:08pm11/05/15 5:08pm


French chapel traded its gargoyles for Gizmo, Gremlins, Grendizer, and one toothy Xenomorph

When the sculpture and stone mason Jean-Louis Boistel set to renovating the Chapelle de Bethléem (Bethlehem Chapel) in Nantes, France, he decided to add some unorthodox decorations to the 15th century church. While some of the newer stone gargoyles (or, to be more accurate, chimeras) adorning the pinnacles are… »1/26/13 5:00pm1/26/13 5:00pm