Woolly Mammoth to be resurrected by 2100

Created by InquilineKea on 2015-08-06; known on 2100-01-01

  • InquilineKea estimated 60% on 2015-08-06
  • JoshuaZ said “InquilineKea, why a much higher percentage for this one than the dire wolf and cave bear predictions? on 2015-08-06
  • InquilineKea said “http://longnow.org/revive/projects/woolly-mammoth/I’d think that they know what they’d doing. And it is probably possible to put the extant woolly mammoth DNA into an elephant-like womb. And we have extant woolly mammoth specimens.on 2015-08-06
  • InquilineKea said “well, we have intact mammoth specimens+DNA. and we can use elephant wombs though maybe it’s still possible to reconstruct cave bear/dire wolf DNA and resurrect it in artificial wombs (which could increase the probability). on 2015-08-06
  • JoshuaZ estimated 55% on 2015-08-06
  • Jayson Virissimo said “Do you really mean “resurrected” or do you just mean a new living woolly mammoth?on 2015-08-07
  • Raahul_Kumar estimated 85% and said “Geneticist George Church’s lab at Harvard University successfully copied genes from frozen woolly mammoths and pasted them into the genome of an Asian elephant. 25 Mar 2015Pleistocene Park is already existing habitat.on 2015-08-08
  • aarongertler estimated 88% and said “Lots of things are going to happen in the next 85 years. This seems like one of those things that someone will knock off without much fanfare.on 2015-08-10

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