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Hans
02-02-2009, 08:51 PM
Scientists have almost finished mapping the Woolly Mammoth genome, and have already injected DNA from an extinct species into a mouse.

Now arguably the greatest landmark event for the field of cloning has occurred. Scientists have for the first time cloned an extinct animal, the Pyrenean ibex, a form of wild mountain goat. The really spectacular thing about this cloning effort is that it was done using only DNA from skin samples.

The race is now on to make sure that critically endangered species' tissues are preserved for future cloning efforts. Britain's Zoological Society of London and America's Natural History Museum have teamed up in a project called Frozen Ark. They are in the process of storing samples from thousands of species.

http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=14123

Who said Jurassic Park was just a movie?

1337
02-02-2009, 08:53 PM
Neat fo sho!

Hans
02-02-2009, 08:54 PM
Imagine all the t-pots we could clone with this new technology.

1337
02-02-2009, 08:54 PM
I'm not extinct yet. LOL

Hans
02-02-2009, 08:55 PM
A t-pot clone army. Grab your light saber!

verotik66
02-02-2009, 09:05 PM
imagine all the wolly mammoth mouse babies, those things are going to be huge,

D0bb3r
02-02-2009, 09:06 PM
Start applying for your woolly mammoth bull tag now ... !!!!!

Hans
02-02-2009, 09:07 PM
I can see myself buying a pet dino in the near future.

gouligann
02-03-2009, 03:10 PM
What IS to stop them from actually making a real wooley mammoth? Will they also make T-Rex's? A scary thought.

Locked
02-03-2009, 04:18 PM
Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee kkkkkk!!!!!!!!