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this is a discussion within the Full Disclosure Community Forum; Does anyone remember the moral of the story in the original Jurassic Park movie? A 23,000-year-old mammoth found preserved in ice in Taimyr Peninsula, Siberia, after it was airlifted to Siberian city of Khatanga. Picture: Francis Latreille A WELL-preserved frozen ...

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Old 10-08-2012, 10:26 PM   #1
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Live cells found in remains of Siberian Whooly Mammoth

Does anyone remember the moral of the story in the original Jurassic Park movie?

A 23,000-year-old mammoth found preserved in ice in Taimyr Peninsula, Siberia, after it was airlifted to Siberian city of Khatanga. Picture: Francis Latreille


A WELL-preserved frozen woolly mammoth discovered deep in Siberian permafrost may contain living cells raising hopes the ancient beast will walk the planet again.

With the find, science is edging a tad closer to the "Jurassic Park" possibility of cloning a prehistoric animal.

Russia's North-Eastern Federal University said an international team of researchers had discovered mammoth hair, soft tissues and bone marrow some 100 metres underground during a summer expedition in the northeastern province of Yakutia.

Expedition chief Semyon Grigoryev said Korean scientists with the team had set a goal of finding living cells in the hope of cloning a mammoth. Scientists have previously found bones and fragments but not living cells.

Read more: Siberian Mammoth remains found to contain 'live cells' | News.com.au
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Re: Live cells found in remains of Siberian Whooly Mammoth

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Does anyone remember the moral of the story in the original Jurassic Park movie?

Yes, to reference IMDb:

Donald Gennaro (Martin Ferraro): [seeing the dinosaurs for the first time] "We're gonna make a fortune with this place".
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