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The Quest Is to Clone a Mammoth: The Question Is, Should Scientists Do It?


Science & Tech  (tags: research, technology, scientists, discovery, mammoth, DNA, clone, controversial, Siberia, gene mapping )

Naoko
- 495 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Samples have now been sent to South Korea, where scientists say they are planning to use them to clone mammoth, though the proposal is considered to be hignly controversial.



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Sue H. (7)
Friday July 19, 2013, 8:40 pm
NO! This is insanity. Where would the poor thing live??
 

Veselin Varbanov (23)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 6:00 am
no,
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 7:31 am
I'm not certain they will be happy, especially if we keep warming up.
 

Faye Swan (23)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 7:48 am
Someone WILL do it - there are good zoos that exist to help species grow so can we not learn about them and care for the, as well?
 

Michael Kirkby (86)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 7:52 am
Why? Will they be put into a preserve for canned hunts? Some Conrad's Kurtz will pay top dollar I'm sure.
 

Freya H. (313)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 8:29 am
By all means, yes! Granted, these critters would have to live in zoos, or preserves in Siberia or far northern Canada, but if we can resurrect mammoths, think of what we can learn about biology! Who knows? Maybe we'll be able to resurrect the passenger pigeon, they quagga, the thylacine, etc.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (105)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 4:33 pm
noted, thanks!
 

Dandelion G. (387)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 7:27 pm
Sure why not, maybe they'll get the last laugh. While we are killing ourselves off, perhaps we'll bring them back to roam around as the last of us are fading away by eating our GMO foods, drinking our Fracked water, and still begging for the Universal Health Care we need.
 

AWAYNOW M. (463)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 2:54 pm
Nothing shocks me anymore! Thank you Naoko for posting but No Thanks to Cloning period!
 
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