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Genetic study shakes up the elephant family tree

New research reveals that a species of giant elephant that lived 1.5 million to 100,000 years ago -- ranging across Eurasia before it went...

A mammoth task – how do we decide which species to...

The resurrection of vanished species -- through cutting-edge technologies such as gene-editing -- should be targeted towards recently extinct species rather than ancient ones,...

Mammoths suffered from diseases that are typical for people

Sergey Leshchinskiy, paleontologist, head of TSU's Laboratory of Mesozoic and Cenozoic Continental Ecosystems, has studied the remains of Yakut mammoths collected on one of...

Woolly mammoths experienced a genomic meltdown just before extinction

Dwindling populations created a "mutational meltdown" in the genomes of the last wooly mammoths, which had survived on an isolated island until a few...

Ice Age ‘skeleton crew’ offers insights for today’s endangered species

The ghosts of Ice Age mammals can teach valuable, real-world lessons about what happens to an ecosystem when its most distinct species go extinct,...

Mammoth exhibit highlights the ‘unfolding process of discovery’

On the fourth floor of the University of Michigan's Museum of Natural History, in a large gallery set aside for temporary exhibits, a room...

Paleontologists found a big mammoth bones

Over a month, scientists and students ofTomsk State University (Russia) conducted an excavation in the Novosibirsk Region at one of the largest mammoth graveyards...

Exceptionally well-preserved fossil of complete mammoth skull raises questions

This week a team of scientists unearthed an exceptionally well preserved fossil of a complete mammoth skull from an eroding stream bank on Santa...

A Mammoth Undertaking

Can the woolly mammoth be brought back from the dead? Scientists say it's only a matter of time. In fact this year, the International Union...

Lack of water likely caused extinction of isolated Alaska mammoths

A remnant population of woolly mammoths on a remote Alaska island was likely pushed to extinction by rising sea levels and a lack of...

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