Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Perma-Puppies (and Kittens) : Prediction # 1

Prediction (I'm too cheap to put this on Long Bets)

By 2012, the adulthood of pets like kittens and puppies, will be delayed by 'therapy' (genetic, hormonal or ???), so that they can stay young and playful and adorable longer.

This raises ethical questions of course, but it could be worse:

I Googled for therapies to delay development, and found that FuturePundit suggests delaying puberty in humans!

FuturePundit links to this article:

A gene that controls the onset of puberty has been discovered.

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