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Woolly Mammoths could be 'de-extinct' in 2 years

February 18, 2017View for printing

This whole nostalgia thing is getting out of control because scientists are about to bring back the woolly mammoth, the Guardian reports.

Harvard professor George Church--who New Scientist calls a "maverick geneticist"--is leading a "de-extinction" team that says it's about two years away from creating a hybrid embryo combining mammoth traits with Asian elephant DNA.

USA Today Network Michael Harthorne

Full Story: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/n ... s/98089576/
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