In the Guardian, Ian Sample wonders about the feasibility of cloning a woolly mammoth. Japanese scientists recently unfroze adult mice and cloned cells to yield healthy mouse pups, so why not a mammoth, he asks. He lists the practical obstacles -- where would you put a mammoth? -- as well as more technical ones, but is full of his self-proclaimed "child-like glee."
The Mammoth in the Room
Nov 06, 2008