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New study shows the last mammoths suffered from 'gene meltdown'

Woolly mammoths were once the most populous large animals in Siberia, Alaska, and parts of North America. However, a warming climate and human predation led to their extinction on the mainland about 10,000 years ago, with the exception of Wrangel Island.

Reverse aging? Eliminate disease? Bring back the Neanderthal? Special

New York - Why wait for evolution to act if genetic technology can accelerate the process, especially if it can give us longer and healthier lives? That’s the message the eminent Harvard geneticist George Church wants to get out.

Extinct woolly mammoth could become protected species

Woolly mammoths could become a 'protected species' 4,000 years after going extinct. As the Siberian permafrost melts and reveals long-buried woolly mammoths, poachers are using their tusks to disguise the illegal sale of elephant ivory.

Op-Ed: 'Cloning the woolly mammoth' — A documentary

A recent documentary by Motherboard looks into the murky world of mammoth cloning. Focusing on the efforts of a company in South Korea, it poses the question of whether this is truly the advancement of science or just big business?

Scientists one step closer to resurrecting the woolly mammoth

Scientists may finally have what they need in order to resurrect a woolly mammoth, but there's one really big if: They need to find the mammoth's complete DNA, and with a mammoth named Buttercup, they may have it.

Op-Ed: De-extinction project aims to bring extinct species back to life

Revive & Restore aims to bring back the dead in a de-extinction process. The Great Passenger Pigeon Comeback project attempts to use museum-specimen DNA to bring the passenger pigeon back from extinction after Martha died 100 years ago.

Op-Ed: Mammoth Cloning maybe possible

For many years, the woolly mammoths have vanished from the Earth, while remnants of theses beast are preserved in Siberian glaciers. Recently, the blood of an extinct Siberian mammoth was found and scientists believe they can resurrect these beasts.

Mammoth de-extinction: Should we bring them back?

Scientist who cloned Dolly the sheep says cloning the 10,000-years-old female mammoth found recently among Russia's Novosibirsk Islands should be possible through stem cell. He said it should be done if taking care of the animal is possible.

Video/Photo: 39,000-yr-old mammoth with blood on display in Japan

The well-preserved carcass of Yuka, a 39,000-year-old female woolly mammoth found trapped in an ice tomb on the Novosibirsk Islands, Russia will be put on public display in Yokohama, Japan from July 13 until September 16.

Scientists to bring mammoth back to life from cloned bone marrow

Biologists are saying they may be able to clone a woolly mammoth from bone marrow extracted from a well-preserved thigh bone recovered from permafrost soil in Siberia. The thigh bone found in August came from a mammoth that died 23,000 years ago.

Bone engraving depicts pre-historic mammal

Scientists from the Smithsonian Institution and the University of Florida have discovered a bone fragment, believed to be 13,000 years old, in a Florida cave depicting an incise image of a mammoth or mastodon.

Trees, not hunters killed off the woolly mammoth

The woolly mammoth, one of the largest mammals to ever roam the earth, did not die out because man hunted it to extinction. In reality, they died out because of expanding forests.
 

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Scientists at Revive & Restore are working to bring the woolly mammoth back from extinction by injec...
Scientists at Revive & Restore are working to bring the woolly mammoth back from extinction by injecting woolly mammoth cells into elephants.
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