Sat. Sep 18th, 2021

Woolly mammoth hybrids could be walking the Arctic within six years under a groundbreaking genetic engineering project trying to reverse extinction.

The extraordinary scheme, led by a renowned Harvard geneticist, George Church, and backed by an initial $15 million from investors including the tech entrepreneur Ben Lamm, intends to bring several extinct species back to life to restore lost ecosystems and slow climate change.

Lamm, chief executive of Colossal, a new bioscience and genetics company he has co-founded with Church, said: “Never before has humanity been able to harness the power of this technology to rebuild ecosystems, heal our Earth and preserve its future through the repopulation of extinct animals. In addition to bringing back ancient extinct species like the woolly mammoth, we will


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