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Scientists Are Inching Closer to Bringing Back the Woolly Mammoth

March 19, 2024

De-extinction startup Colossal Biosciences wants to bring back the woolly mammoth. Well, not the woolly mammoth exactly, but an Asian […]

Stem Cell Breakthrough Could Lead To Woolly Mammoth Resurrection

A pioneer in the field of de-extinction recently announced a significant breakthrough in its efforts to bring back the woolly […]

AI and drones are helping scientists study secrets of elephant behavior

November 9, 2023

A biotech startup aiming to bring back the woolly mammoth is partnering with an elephant conservation organization to use drones […]

Imagine more dragons: US biotech firm aims to breed tiny Australian lizard that is near extinction

October 25, 2023

A US biotechnology “de-extinction” company behind efforts to bring the Tasmanian tiger, woolly mammoth and dodo back from the dead […]

Is de-extinction only a pipette dream? This startup has a big, expensive plan to find out.

September 25, 2023

ON A COMPUTER MONITOR, in a laboratory half the size of a galley kitchen, I’m taking a look at the […]

Dallas’ Colossal Biosciences finds home for one extinct species

September 22, 2023

After years of working on bringing back one of the most popular extinct animals — the dodo — Colossal Biosciences […]

Meet the men who want to bring back the woolly mammoth

June 25, 2023

A few minutes into celebrated Harvard geneticist Dr. George Church’s appearance on The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert motioned towards him […]

The controversial quest to bring back the Tasmanian tiger

June 20, 2023

The Tasmanian tiger is alive. Not literally alive—there hasn’t been a verified sighting of Australia’s iconic marsupial predator for close […]


February 6, 2023

Colossal has made headlines a couple of times in recent years as they’ve announced the launch of high profile de-extinction […]

Return of the Dodo? Scientists launch project to bring back the extinct species using stem cell technology – more than 350 YEARS after it was wiped out

January 31, 2023

The dodo is one of the most famous extinct creatures on the planet — but is there a chance it could be […]

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