Should We Resurrect Extinct Animals?

by jeeg 7. August 2014 22:46
  De-extinction is a subject which has fascinated people for many years, and what was once the subject of science fiction and hypothetical debate is now a very real possibility and one which requires some serious discussion. Scientists say that they now have the technology to begin the gene... [More]

Why Efforts to Bring Extinct Species Back from the Dead Miss the Point

by jeeg 29. May 2013 00:03
“We will get woolly mammoths back.” So vowed environmentalist Stewart Brand at the TED conference in Long Beach, Calif., in February in laying out his vision for reviving extinct species. The mammoth isn't the only vanished creature Brand and other proponents of “de-extinctio... [More]

New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine: Genetics and Animal Biodiversity

by jeeg 29. May 2012 23:22
Genetic technologies are increasingly useful for understanding and protecting biodiversity, but they can also drain limited resources and some have the very real potential to do harm.       The new issue of GeneWatch magazine, now available online, brings together a dive... [More]
Log in