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Woolly : the true story of the quest to revive one of history's most iconic extinct creatures / Ben Mezrich ; epilogue by Dr. George Church ; afterword by Stewart Brand.

Mezrich, Ben, 1969- (author.). Church, George M. (George McDonald), (writer of postface.). Brand, Stewart, (writer of afterword.).


"From the frozen tundra of Siberia to the cutting-edge genetics labs of Harvard University, a group of young scientists--under the guidance of Dr. George Church, the most brilliant geneticist of our time--is working to make the impossible happen. Their task? To bring the Woolly Mammoth, a creature that has been extinct for three thousand years, back into our world. How will they do it? By sequencing the DNA of a frozen Woolly Mammoth harvested from above the Arctic Circle, and then splicing elements of it into the DNA of a modern elephant. Through this process, they hope to turn the hybrid cells into a functional embryo and bring the extinct creatures to life in our modern world ..."--Jacket.

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  • ISBN: 9781501135552
  • ISBN: 1501135554
  • ISBN: 9781501135569
  • ISBN: 1501135562
  • ISBN: 9781501176401
  • ISBN: 1501176404
  • Physical Description: 293 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-275) and index.
Subject: Woolly mammoth.
Extinct animals > Cloning.
Extinct animals > Genetics.
Extinct animals > Cloning.
Extinct animals > Genetics.
Mammouth laineux.
Animaux disparus > Clonage.
Animaux disparus > Génétique.
SCIENCE > Paleontology.
SCIENCE > Life Sciences > Genetics & Genomics.
Woolly mammoth.

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