De-extincting Mammoths

Technologically this is really neat. Ethically..... I'm conflicted. Or maybe that's just a knee-jerk gut feeling as opposed to a result stemming from a logical thought process. I'm going to have to ponder this a bit more.

Decoding the mammoths’ DNA profile also takes the notion of bringing the massive beasts back to life — or de-extincting them — one step closer to reality, said Hendrik Poinar, director of the Ancient DNA Centre at McMaster University and the senior Canadian scientist on the international research project.