Revive & Restore Press Coverage

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The Incredible Science of Ancient DNA

“Ancient DNA is an amazing resource for scientists aiming to learn about – and learn from – the past, and researchers are looking forward to a future filled with untold possibilities.”

Earth Touch News Network
February 6, 2018

How the “Dr. Dolittle of Dinos” Plans to Resurrect Woolly Mammoths

“If scientist Ben Novak has his way, the phrase ‘dead as a dodo’ will soon need a rethink. Discover how he’s bringing extinct species back to life, and why it’s nothing like Jurassic Park.”

Red Bull Discover
January 22, 2018

TED 2017

Stewart Brand Discusses Woolly Mammoth De-Extinction and Genetic Rescue

“Because we’re in the de-extinction business, the preventing-extinction business with Revive & Restore, we started looking at what’s actually going on with extinction.”


Saving Sudan

“Humans have all but eradicated the northern white rhinoceros from the planet. Sudan, the last male northern white rhinoceros on Earth, is the last hope to bring the species back.”

Buzz Feed News
December 29, 2017

How Close Are We to Resurrecting Extinct Species?

December 3, 2017

“Sometimes people think about de-extinction like, oh wouldn’t it be cool to have a passenger pigeon, or a California grizzly, or some other species? But it’s not just about that species and it being cool… it’s about those species have a role in the ecosystem, which is now empty.”

Can These Scientists Bring Back the Mammoth?

The Boston Globe
June 16, 2017

Welcome to Pleistocene Park

The Atlantic
April 2017


Heath Hen Revive & Restore

Resurrecting the Heath Hen

UnDark Magazine
October 14, 2016

Using Technology to Reverse Extinction

The Atlantic
October 14, 2017

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Heath Hen Tops Extinction List

Vineyard Gazette
July 28, 2017

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Re-Coding for Conservation

Bay Nature
June 27, 2016

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How the DNA Revolution is Changing Us

National Geographic Magazine
August 1, 2016

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Tweaking Gene to Save Species

The New York Times
April 16, 2016


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Heath Hen Project Advances Quickly

The Vineyard Gazette
March 5, 2015


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Heath Hen Raises Bar on De-Extinction Debate

The Vineyard Gazette
July 17, 2014

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Heath Hen’s Boom Could Echo Again on Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard Times
July 16, 2014

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Why the Passenger Pigeon Went Extinct

Audubon Magazine
May/June Issue 2014

Reawakening Extinct Species

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April 22, 2014

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New Efforts to Bring Extinct Species Back to Life

The Diane Rehm Show 
April 10, 2014

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Never Say Never; Heath Hen May Get Its Boom Back

The Vineyard Gazette
April 3, 2014

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The Mammoth Cometh

The New York Times Magazine
February 27, 2014