theodp writes: 'I'm a Neanderthal man, you're a Neanderthal girl, let's make Neanderthal Love, in this Neanderthal world.' Harvard geneticist George Church recently told Der Spiegel he's close to developing the necessary technology to clone a Neanderthal, at which point all he'd need is an "adventurous human woman" to be a surrogate mother for the first Neanderthal baby to be born in 30,000 years. Church is also an advisor to the Google-backed 23andMe, which is the baby of Sergey Brin's wife, Anne Wojcicki. Hey, Google X Lab — are you thinking what I'm thinking?
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