Woolly mammoth DNA could help save elephants, battle climate change

March 26, 2015 3:51 PM

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For the first time ever, researchers at Harvard University have spliced together woolly mammoth DNA with the genetic code of modern elephants.

This, according to China Topix, is an attempt to save the Asian elephant, a species that is rapidly in decline. Currently, the Asian elephant is in danger of extinction due to an increasing amount of human interaction. Researchers hope that, by giving it mammoth DNA, the elephants will be able to li...

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