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Reawakening Extinct Species
– GABRIELA QUIROS, April 22, 2014.
Using new genetic technologies, scientists are trying to bring back extinct species. Meet researchers working to revive the passenger pigeon, once the most abundant bird in the world, and the woolly mammoth, which they say could slow down the melting of Arctic permafrost.
The New York Times
Tweaking Genes to Save Species
– HILLARY ROSNER, April 17, 2016.
“On a rapidly changing planet, conservation is increasingly a scramble for evolutionary resilience, a quest to help species survive the myriad challenges they face, to shore up the good stuff and handicap the bad. New genetic techniques could provide powerful weapons to the conservation arsenal, and a new path toward evolutionary resilience just when we need it most.”