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12

Sep

14 extinct animals that could be resurrected

03

Aug

Once-extinct horse species welcomes new fillyFour decades after the Przewalski’s horse vanished from the wild, scientists are calling the recent birth of a foal by artificial insemination ‘a huge breakthrough.’

Once-extinct horse species welcomes new filly
Four decades after the Przewalski’s horse vanished from the wild, scientists are calling the recent birth of a foal by artificial insemination ‘a huge breakthrough.’

02

Aug

Court lifts ban on cloned horsesCould clones be coming soon to a racetrack near you?

Court lifts ban on cloned horses
Could clones be coming soon to a racetrack near you?

20

May

Stem cell discovery reignites human cloning debate
Some scientists think that concerns about human cloning are ‘overwrought’ since that the scientific community isn’t interested in crossing the ethical lines involved.

Stem cell discovery reignites human cloning debate

Some scientists think that concerns about human cloning are ‘overwrought’ since that the scientific community isn’t interested in crossing the ethical lines involved.

11

Mar

Immortal line of cloned mice created
Researchers have created a potentially endless line of mice cloned from other cloned mice.

Immortal line of cloned mice created

Researchers have created a potentially endless line of mice cloned from other cloned mice.

23

Jan

Could a surrogate mother deliver a Neanderthal baby?In a controversial interview, a respected Harvard professor of genetics has suggested an “extremely adventurous female human” might someday serve as surrogate mother for a cloned Neanderthal baby.

Could a surrogate mother deliver a Neanderthal baby?
In a controversial interview, a respected Harvard professor of genetics has suggested an “extremely adventurous female human” might someday serve as surrogate mother for a cloned Neanderthal baby.

17

Nov

Brazil hopes to save species by cloning themScientists say any successfully cloned animals would be used in zoos for captive breeding, and would only be released into the wild as a last resort.

Brazil hopes to save species by cloning them
Scientists say any successfully cloned animals would be used in zoos for captive breeding, and would only be released into the wild as a last resort.

12

Sep

Progress claimed in quest to clone mammothResearchers from Russia and South Korea said they discovered mammoth tissue fragments buried under permafrost in Siberia.

Progress claimed in quest to clone mammoth
Researchers from Russia and South Korea said they discovered mammoth tissue fragments buried under permafrost in Siberia.

28

Apr

Looking at the epic canine teeth of these once-fearsome cats of Pleistocene lore, you may wonder whether resurrecting saber-toothed cats is a good idea. Nevertheless, they certainly make good candidates. Not only did they go extinct relatively recently — about 11,000 years ago — but fossil specimens have survived into modern times thanks to the frigid habitats they once roamed. Several intact specimens have also been recovered from ancient tar deposits, like those at the La Brea Tar Pits.14 extinct animals that could be resurrected

Looking at the epic canine teeth of these once-fearsome cats of Pleistocene lore, you may wonder whether resurrecting saber-toothed cats is a good idea. Nevertheless, they certainly make good candidates. Not only did they go extinct relatively recently — about 11,000 years ago — but fossil specimens have survived into modern times thanks to the frigid habitats they once roamed. Several intact specimens have also been recovered from ancient tar deposits, like those at the La Brea Tar Pits.
14 extinct animals that could be resurrected

23

Apr

Can lost species ever become un-extinct? In the 1993 science fiction film “Jurassic Park,” dinosaurs are cloned back to life after their DNA is discovered still intact within the bellies of ancient mosquitoes that were preserved in amber. While the science of cloning is still in its infancy, many scientists now believe it’s only a matter of time before many extinct animals again walk the Earth.14 extinct animals that could be resurrected

Can lost species ever become un-extinct? In the 1993 science fiction film “Jurassic Park,” dinosaurs are cloned back to life after their DNA is discovered still intact within the bellies of ancient mosquitoes that were preserved in amber. While the science of cloning is still in its infancy, many scientists now believe it’s only a matter of time before many extinct animals again walk the Earth.
14 extinct animals that could be resurrected