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  1. Mammoths Could Make Unlikely Comeback

    Scientists may be able to bring woolly mammoths back from extinction after ten thousand years and are pinning their hopes on the discovery of a 40,000-year-old female in Siberia last year. The animal was so well-preserved that researchers believe they can extract a complete genome, which could allow them to clone the creature. But ethical questions remain, including concerns that some unfortunate modern elephant would have to carry its ancient forebear to term with potentially damaging consequences.

    The Independent

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