Havard-led woolly mammoth de-extinction project gets closer to reality

ST. PETER-ORDING, GERMANY - MAY 31:  Two replicas of mammoths are seen during the "Giganten Der Eizeit" exhibition opening on May 31, 2011 in St. Peter-Ording, Germany. Europes biggest ice age exhibition opens on 3rd of June.  (Photo by Krafft Angerer/Getty Images) The woolly mammoth is long extinct, but it’s beginning to look like they might make a comeback – or a comeback of sorts, as a hybrid elephant genetically edited to display many mammoth traits. A team of Harvard researchers presented their progress in making this happen at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s yearly meeting this week, and according to… Read More