The New Cold War is about to live up to its name a bit more literally. Researchers in Russia want to build the world's largest repository for DNA, storing the genetic material of every creature on Earth, both living and extinct.
There's no doubt that technology has changed the field of archaeology in profound ways. New tools have taken archaeologists to places they couldn't go before and opened the door to countless new discoveries. They've also shed some light on some of the—err—more creative interpretations of artifacts.
At the press conference yesterday afternoon announcing plans for Ark Encounter, the religious amusement park that will feature a "full-scale Noah's Ark," a park official made it clear: There will be dinosaurs on the Ark, along with giraffes and such.