Monday, August 27, 2018

"Water bears" and plagiarism

Back in 2016, we discussed the "water bear," -- Genome Of Organism Known As A Water Bear Shows Surprising Amount Of 'Stolen' DNA --

Now we have "water bears" and plagiarism. CBS Accused of Plagiarism Over ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ .

No, not because the bears are copying DNA.

From mediaplaynews:

Indie developer Anas Abdin cites several similarities between “Star Trek: Discovery” and his game Tardigrades, a point-and-click adventure game that featured a giant blue tardigrade that could instantaneously transport people across the galaxy. (Tardigrades, also referred to as water bears, are in reality microscopic organisms known for their durability in extreme conditions.)


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