Resurrecting Rare Animals Back from the Dead

#Science

Fri, Jul 2nd, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

The aim of a collaboration between the San Diego zoo and The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, is to take frozen cells from a dead animal, reprogram them to become sperm and eggs, then use these to bring endangered species back from the brink.

  1149

 

You may also be interested in:

Earth's Magnetic Poles are Getting Ready to Flip
Scientists Sceptical of Lockheed Martin's Promised Fusion Reactor
Single Injection Reverses Down Syndrome in Newborn Mice
Humvee-sized, bulletproof meat-eating spiders attack by 2060
Browse Your Body With Google