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-- scientists are telling us they could -- say welcome to Jurassic Park in real life.
Planning to clone a woolly mammoth.
-- thigh bone found on August apparently contains preserve marrow cells in the working on this in Russia and Japan.
Bill Nye the Science Guy he's been looking at it up there in Seattle good morning to you bill are you doing.
Good morning good morning you say the good thing about this is that they can get good DNA added that marrow.
-- -- -- Possible it's possible.
The thing that's different about this this is a -- that was frozen.
I mean you've probably eaten frozen meet from time to time frozen but that's not 101000 years old -- No no it somewhat younger and the also the thing everybody.
-- there are -- around right now aren't so you just take advantage of the -- they -- get him some place to another mammoth and you get -- -- quite complicated.
You know and they did Dolly the sheep.
It was 277.
Tries before they got one machine that right -- zero that that's a lot of us when you.
-- that's when you so it's 275.
That's when you have fresh.
Modern -- cells when you're trying to do with 101000 year old had frozen its chances are a lot better with -- -- walking around feel that it is -- woolly -- that's been.
Very -- at a glacier for 101000 years.
A -- it and so also that the reminding the mammoth died of something.
That whatever it died -- -- make -- -- not especially good but here's the thing.
If it doesn't work with this woolly mammoth this time with the modern elephant now.
Somebody's gonna do it someday they'll be some sub species of fish.
That just went extinct or seemed to have and so you try to recover immediately and I think we're close to that and if you could do with a woolly -- the -- of the imagination runs while.
Well I mean the -- close.
Just it's -- it'll probably happen Sunday but probably not with this -- You can it's got to be irresistible of these people who love music aside I mean are you saying months away -- years away -- decades away years or decades Dick.
Really decades away.
But very likely or very reasonable that it would be in your lifetime and very -- on such a young and -- -- works what a what are was what about the ethics if it works.
-- do you tackle that.
While the ethics for me you aren't that hard.
When this is a mammoth that was probably among other -- killed off probably by ancient humans.
You're not gonna get suddenly -- heard of him taken over the world it's not going to be the rise of the planet of the -- And then that's one thing when it comes to cloning a human.
You don't wanna do that you don't want to clone a human because.
The reason you have.
What do the kids call it the reason you hook up.
The reason you hook up with males and females is to get a new mix of genes.
So that germs and parasites don't kill you as much.
-- a better chance against the always evolving germs and parasites.
So if you don't.
If you produce a human without having sex.
That human will be one evolutionary step behind the -- would be -- discounted rate on that man.
That is politically don't wanna do that so we're just you -- -- -- to -- to get run over by the woolly mammoth in the bill that -- worry about that too much but -- if they succeeded there would be people going to see that animal I mean that is absolutely millions.
Of people would want to show up as it.
It is but it's very unlikely good morning you're gone -- deployed here and it's always entertaining to have.
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