GENEALOGY-DNA-L ArchivesArchiver > GENEALOGY-DNA > 2004-01 > 1074168046
From: Pat Oliver <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Sediment Cores Yield Oldest DNA Yet Discovered
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 06:00:46 -0600
>At 10:48 AM 1/14/2004, LJCrain wrote:
>>What is more, the soil samples also contained DNA from eight types
>>of mammals, both of species that survive today and ones that
>>disappeared long ago, such as the wooly mammoth.
>It has long been my belief that it is only a matter of time before
>they are able to take DNA from an ancient source such as a mammoth
>that has somehow been preserved in a manner as having been frozen
>and introduce it into a suitable host egg thus cloning a long
>extinct animal. I think we are getting closer every day. If it
>were to work, think of what they might be able to do to bring back
>species that man has never seen. On the other hand, bringing back
>certain dinosaurs might not be such a good idea.
Might make a good movie subject!!
|Re: [DNA] Sediment Cores Yield Oldest DNA Yet Discovered by Pat Oliver <>|