Tag: Mammoth

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Meddling with DNA can make a positive impact

Scientists believe that they may be able to bring back the woolly mammoth. Well, technically, it wouldn’t be an actual woolly mammoth, but an elephant with certain mammoth genes in place of their own. We lack enough genetic data from a mammoth to fully clone one, but the hybrid mammoth-elephant would look like a mammoth…

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New discovery suggests earlier human presence in the Arctic

Scientists from the Russian Academy of Science in Saint Petersburg have discovered a well-preserved mammoth carcass in Northwest Siberia. The bones of the extinct animal display distinctive cut marks, which could only have come from hunting and butchery tools made from stone and ivory materials. This discovery has allowed anthropologists and scientists to suggest that…