Bringing back bits from the dead.

Mammoth haemoglobin has been successfully resurrected by a team including scientists from ACAD.

Professor Alan Cooper, the Director of the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA was part of a team of scientists who have resurrected mammoth haemoglobin using ancient DNA preserved in 25,000 to 45,000 year old bones.

Watch the clip below to learn how the scientists produced the mammoth haemoglobin.

2 thoughts on “Bringing back bits from the dead.

  1. What an awesome piece of video. Much better than a TV sound-byte.

    If only the “Tri-corder” was in the background on Alan’s cupboard!!!


    Great work team.
    Fang – Mike Seyfang

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