Day: January 3, 2015

  • Mammoth extinct. Resurrected. Life and death.

    Mammoth extinct. Resurrected. Life and death.

    Scientists are one step closer to cloning a woolly mammoth, thanks to the results of a new autopsy conducted on a remarkably preserved specimen of the species discovered last year. The 40,000-year-old mammoth, nicknamed “Buttercup,” was found in permafrost on the remote Siberian island of Maly Lyakhovsky. When scientists cut into the carcass, its fresh-looking […]