Despite attacks from science-adverse politicians, scientists have already laid the ground work for seminal genetic engineering, as well as support from the government. Now, scientists are ready to turn back the clock on evolution itself with a little bit of intellegent design:
“Scientists at the University of Chicago have created the first genetically modified animals containing reconstructed ancient genes, which they used to test the evolutionary effects of genetic changes that happened in the deep past on the animals’ biology and fitness.
“[B]y combining ancestral gene reconstruction with techniques for engineering transgenic animals, they could study how genetic changes that occurred in the deep past affected whole organisms-their development, physiology, and even their fitness.
“‘This strategy of engineering “ancestralized animals” could be applied to many evolutionary questions'”
It is clear what this means: The creation of prehistoric catgirls is nigh.
It is only a matter of time before we have saber toothed catgirls as domestic companions.