This mammoth DNA smashes the record for the oldest DNA ever sequenced, which was previously held by a roughly 700,000-year-old horse specimen.
The faeces of the mammoth will contain a lot of information about the 'mammoth's diet as well as the pollen of ancient plants and a lot more'.
Early balloon flights were difficult to pull off and dangerous. Aeronauts and passengers fell to their deaths when balloons unexpectedly deflated, caught fire or drifted out to sea.
The Re-Origin of Species: Should extinct animals be given a second chance at life? A new book offers some answers
Many scientists across the world are trying to bring back lost species, like the mammoth, passenger pigeon and even the dinosaur, to life. Torill Kornfeldt, a Swedish science journalist, visited many of these scientists in their laboratories to find out how far they had reached in their individual quest.
The bus boasts numerous safety features built by MAN including the patented Engine Exhaust Valve Brake and Hydrodynamic Retarder
Construction workers digging in a Seattle neighborhood have found the curved tusk of a mammoth, an ancient elephant relative that inhabited North America at least 10,000 years ago during the Ice Age.