They Won’t Mate With Us

Human DNA can’t combine with XYZ, or whatever it is that encodes alien life. “The idea that they’ve come for breeding purposes is more akin to wishful thinking by members of the audience who don’t have good social lives,” Shostak told IEEE Spectrum. “Think about how well we breed with other species on Earth, and they have DNA. It would be like trying to breed with an oak tree.”

Ragnar Larsen