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Rare fossils reveal secrets of mammal evolution

The fossils hold clues as to how mammals that lived in the shadow of dinosaurs evolved to dominate the world.

From the BBC News-2024-7-24:14:6:1

Jerky-like skin of a 52,000-year-old woolly mammoth could change what we know about ancient DNA

The leathery, mulleted remains of a 52,000-year-old woolly mammoth known as Chris Waddle aren't much to look at, says geneticist Olga Dudchenko - but the information they contain is invaluable. 

From the CBC News-2024-7-22:14:6:1

IVF help for wild rhinos from zoo cousins

Scientists are collecting eggs from rhinos in zoos in a bid to boost the gene pool of wild rhinos.

From the BBC News-2024-7-3:20:6:1

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