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woolly mammoth cloning debate
2014-11-17 11:11:37

Ever since the dawn of cloning technology, people have dreamed about bringing an extinct species back to life, and now a South Korean company is claiming it could bring back the woolly mammoth in a few decades’ time.

High Tibet May Have Been Starting Point For Cold-Adapted Mammals
2014-06-11 10:14:47

A new study has identified a three- to five-million-year-old Tibetan fox from the Himalayan Mountains that is a possible ancestor to the Arctic fox living today.

Did Inbreeding Drive Woolly Mammoths To Extinction?
2014-03-26 09:19:04

Much of what we know about the Mammoth may be challenged after new research from a Dutch team has found evidence that the massive mammal may have driven itself to extinction due to inbreeding.

Woolly Mammoths And Other Megafauna Suffered From A Loss Of Plant Diversity
2014-02-06 09:29:49

Scientists have put forth many theories on why woolly mammoths and other large animals went extinct around 10,000 years ago, from the devastating effects of a comet impact to overhunting by humans.

Dolly The Sheep Creator Discusses Woolly Mammoth Clone
2013-07-31 14:09:41

Ian Wilmut, creator of Dolly the sheep, says that mammoth stem cells may be the way to go in order to bring the ancient behemoths back to life.

Well-Preserved Woolly Mammoth With Flowing Blood Discovered In Siberia
2013-05-29 14:17:34

The dream of bringing woolly mammoths back to life has been a bit of a stretch. But a new discovery in Russia's Far East is providing the best chance of that becoming a reality yet.

Climate Change Due To Meteorite Caused Extinction Of The Woolly Mammoth
2013-05-21 16:08:14

We humans have often blamed ourselves for the extinction of the woolly mammoth, but a new study from a large team of international researchers has found evidence of a large meteorite breaking apart in the atmosphere about 13,000 years ago.

Bringing Extinct Animals Back To Life
2013-03-15 04:45:55

The idea of bringing woolly mammoths and saber tooth cats back from the dead has been a popular one, and this concept of "de-extinction" is the focus for National Geographic's cover for its April issue.

Researcher Denies Seeking "Adventurous" Woman To Carry Neanderthal Baby
2013-01-23 12:08:02

Several media reports popped up around the web over the past day or two saying Harvard Medical School genetics expert George Church was looking for an adventurous woman who could carry and give birth to a Neanderthal baby.

Woolly Mammoth Discovered Near Paris, France
2012-11-07 15:02:24

Sully didn't exactly have a French accent in the Ice Age movies, but the creators may want to rethink that with the latest archaeology find.


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scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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