For the past year, a team of Russian palaeontologists and a controversial South Korean biologist have been working to clone a Woolly Mammoth from preserved tissue samples and blood. In Seoul, South Korea, Motherboard met with Dr. Hwang Woo-Suk of Sooam Biotech—a notorious cloning scientist that has already cloned dogs and coyotes with cutting-edge stem cell research, and believes he can bring the Mammoth back to life, too.
Motherboard’s Ben Makuch, holding two puppies, that are genetically the exact same dog, cloned by Dr. Hwang Woo-Suk at Sooam Biotech’s lab. VICE Staff/VICE
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