According to an exam paper posted at comedy site Kontraband, verifying mutants in your phenotypic screen by "using the radioactive ooze" and drawing a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle won't get you any marks. Also, yelling "All your base belong to us" will land you three days of out-of-school suspension.

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Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

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