Boffins to CLONE 50,000-year-old preserved cave lion club in revolutionary experiment

Boffins to CLONE 50,000-year-old preserved cave lion club in revolutionary experiment
 

The extraordinary find - which raises hopes of cloning the long-gone species back to life - was unveiled today in Yakutsk, capital of Russia's largest and coldest region, the Sakha Republic.
The cub was aged between six and eight weeks old when it died for unknown reasons.
But the level of its preservation in the Siberian deep freezer is causing huge excitement in scientific circles.
The preservation is so good that "it raises hopes of cloning the species back to life", reported The Siberian Times citing Dr Albert Protopopov, an expert with the regional academy of sciences were... read more

 
9 November 2017 in World News, Views: 42
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