Mammoths

Radar Scans Reveal Ancient Human Footprint Embedded In Mammoth Track

Radar Scans Reveal Ancient Human Footprint Embedded In Mammoth Track

Tens of thousands of years ago, a human walked north at what is now White Sands National Monument in New Mexico. A large proboscidean, possibly a Columbian mammoth, later walked west, stepping onto one of the footprints left by the human. Soon after, a person—perhaps the same individual who had…

Scientists Could Soon Resurrect The Woolly Mammoth – But Should They?

Scientists Could Soon Resurrect The Woolly Mammoth – But Should They?

Bringing an extinct species back to life was once firmly in the realm of science fiction, but as genetic engineering advances rapidly, the prospect of a woolly mammoth again breathing and walking on Earth seems almost within reach. Before fully resurrecting the mammoth, synthetic biologists at the Revive and Restore…