Mammoth blood likely will not be used for cloning, experts say

06/2/2013 |

The probability of being able to use blood of a recently discovered mammoth to clone the species is low, experts say. A well-preserved mammoth was recently uncovered near Siberia and researchers were able to extract blood from frozen tissue. Although cloning the mammoth would be "exceptionally difficult" and "likely impossible," paleogeneticist Love Dalen stated, "finding this mammoth makes it slightly less impossible."

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