Cloned mammoth possible in 4 years

Hindustan Times
January 15, 2011

“Now the technical problems have been overcome, all we. need is a good sample of soft tissue from a frozen mammoth"

Following a breakthrough in cloning technology, scientists are now hoping to bring back to life within four years the woolly mammoths that have been extinct for over 5,000 years. In their past attempts, the scientists have failed to recover nuclei in cells from the skin and muscle tissue from mammoths found in the Siberian permafrost because they had been too badly damaged by the extreme cold.

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