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May 30, 2013

It’s the dream of kids all around the world to see giant beasts walk the Earth again. Could – and should – that dream be realized? Hendrik Poinar gives an informative talk on the next – really – big thing: The quest to engineer a creature that looks very much like our furry friend, the woolly mammoth. The first step, to sequence the woolly genome, is nearly complete. And it’s huge.

Filmed at TEDxDeExtinction.

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