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UFO Hunter and Harvard Geneticist Announce $15 Million Effort

October 14, 2021

A famous Harvard geneticist and a startup founder most famous for planning to launch satellites to search for UFOs in […]

CRISPR startup wants to create woolly mammoth hybrids by 2027

October 13, 2021

You’ve heard of startups building computer chips, delivery drones and social networks. One called Colossal has a very different goal: bringing […]

This startup really is trying to create living woolly mammoths from DNA

October 10, 2021

You’ve never seen a woolly mammoth because they went extinct about 10,000 years ago. But what if we could “de-extinct” […]

What Is Disruptive Conservation?

October 6, 2021

Species and ecosystems are being lost due to human causation. Reversing the degradation of ecosystems is possible through disruptive conservation. […]

The planet-saving plan to bring the woolly mammoth back from the dead

October 3, 2021

The fifth floor of George Church’s laboratory at Harvard Medical School is off limits to visitors. “That’s where the mammoths […]

How Colossal sold investors on a quest to resurrect a woolly mammoth

October 1, 2021

There are a growing number of companies interested in CRISPR’s potential to upend medicine. It’s probably safe to say there’s […]

Bitcoin billionaires bet big on reviving woolly mammoths to combat climate change

September 30, 2021

Four thousand years ago, woolly mammoths went extinct, and one of the planet’s most biodiverse habitats, the Mammoth Steppe, disappeared from the Arctic […]

Harvard geneticist George Church cofounds a biotech firm

September 29, 2021

The woolly mammoth first commanded George Church’s attention when he was a child attending the world’s fair in 1964. Church […]

Geneticists aiming to bring woolly mammoths back from dead within next six years

Scientists have hatched a plan to bring woolly mammoths back to the Arctic – ten thousand years after they became extinct. Renowned Harvard geneticist […]

Firm raises $15m to bring back woolly mammoth from extinction

Ten thousand years after woolly mammoths vanished from the face of the Earth, scientists are embarking on an ambitious project […]

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