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Scientists rewrite mammoth's family tree using DNA from fossil that's more than one mn years old
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Scientists rewrite mammoth's family tree using DNA from fossil that's more than one mn years old

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.

Well-preserved fossil of a woolly mammoth has been discovered in a Siberian lake
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Well-preserved fossil of a woolly mammoth has been discovered in a Siberian lake

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'.

With the introduction of balloon trips, the first aeronauts transformed our view of the world
Entertainment

With the introduction of balloon trips, the first aeronauts transformed our view of the world

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
Life

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.

Busworld 2015: MG Group introduces the Mammoth coach in association with MAN trucks
Auto

Busworld 2015: MG Group introduces the Mammoth coach in association with MAN trucks

The bus boasts numerous safety features built by MAN including the patented Engine Exhaust Valve Brake and Hydrodynamic Retarder

Ice Age mammoth tusk discovered by construction workers in Seattle
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Ice Age mammoth tusk discovered by construction workers in Seattle

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.