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Predicting the 10 biggest trends of 2023: Woolly mammoths to daring denim

January 4, 2023

Thanks to gene-editing tools like CRISPR, the Texas-based biotech startup Colossal Biosciences—backed by millions from investors like Peter Thiel, Tony […]

UAF partners with Alaska students for a mammoth of a project

December 15, 2022

University of Alaska Fairbanks professor and mammoth researcher Dr. Matthew Wooller along with Colossal Biosciences have a collaborative project aimed at providing […]

Saving Baby Elephants from a Deadly Herpes Virus

November 1, 2022

Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpes Virus (“EEHV”) is the leading cause of death in juvenile Asian elephants born in North America and […]

Scientists, a Startup, and the Hemsworths Are Trying to ‘De-Extinct’ the Tasmanian Tiger

August 17, 2022

It’s been almost a century since the death of the last known thylacine, an animal more widely known as the […]

Chris Hemsworth hypes revival of extinct, ‘iconic’ Tasmanian tiger

Why bring back the Tasmanian tiger, you ask? The better question, say scientists, is “why not?” Now, “Thor” superstar Chris […]

This company is using gene editing to bring the Tasmanian tiger back from extinction

August 16, 2022

By the 1920s, Yellowstone employees had exterminated all of the national park’s gray wolves, as directed by federal and state […]

Scientists Are Resurrecting the Tasmanian Tiger from Extinction

August 14, 2022

Tasmanian tigers have been gone for almost a century but one genetic engineering and de-extinction company is on a mission […]

Genetics Company Wants To Bring Iconic Tasmanian Tiger Back From Extinction

August 12, 2022

Colossal Biosciences—the Dallas-based company attempting to revive the woolly mammoth—has announced that it has started working on the de-extinction of […]

Gene-editing could bring back mammoths. Can it save our planet?

April 15, 2022

THE REWILDING MOVEMENT is full of people attempting to resolve the climate and extinction crises by planting a bunch of […]

Woolly mammoth revival project raises another $60 million

March 29, 2022

Colossal Biosciences, which launched in September with $15 million in seed funding, has raised another $60 million for its plan, with Paris […]

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