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can we really bring extinct species back to life? and is it a good idea?
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can we really bring extinct species back to life? and is it a good idea?

Bioengineering company Colossal wants to bring back the wooly mammoth and the thylacine. But could they actually do it? And most importantly, should they?

should we forget about the pandas?
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should we forget about the pandas?

We want to save species threatened by our destruction of our habitat. But what if those species are bound for extinction anyway?

why the universe isn’t built for life
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why the universe isn’t built for life

The universe is not "made for life" as is often said. Life just, uh, finds a way.

from the brink of extinction
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from the brink of extinction

You probably don't want that pet T. Rex, even if we could engineer and grow one for you.