DailyDirt: Playing With Technological Fire...
from the urls-we-dig-up dept
- Pumping water into the ground in order to extract more natural gas may be causing some man-made earthquakes in Arkansas. A seismologist says that an earthquake with a magnitude greater than 5.5 is extremely unlikely, but also states that the fault system in the area is largely unmapped. [url]
- Wired interviews Jack Horner on his experiments towards hatching dinosaur-like creatures from chickens. Since Horner is working on a really tight budget, he's not actually creating any fancy DNA hybrids -- just knocking out genes until he finds (he hopes) a set of genes that resembles a pre-historic, dinosaur-looking chicken-lizard. [url]
- Here's an interesting TED talk that questions the wisdom of bioengineering animals. GATTACA, FTW. [url]
- To discover more interesting tech-related content, check out what's currently floating around the StumbleUpon universe. [url]