It has been 10,000 years since prehistoric elephants roamed the earth. Now an audacious band of scientists hopes to recreate a living, breathing woolly mammoth.
"It's amazing days isn't it?" American Museum of Natural History mammal curator Ross McPhee said. "The idea that you might be able to reach back into the past and pull out the genetic code of an extinct mammal like a woolly mammoth and somehow with modern technology recreate it."
The scientists plan to extract cell nuclei from a...Full Story