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May 14, 2010

Scientists have recreated the blood protein hemoglobin from an extinct woolly mammoth. (Wilhelm Gottlieb Tilesius)

GENETIC HISTORY – Scientists complete a draft sequence of the Neandertal genome, reconstructing the woolly mammoth’s bloody past, and genes that jump from species to species. Also: a low-tech solution to a public-health dilemma in the developing world.


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