Woolly

Woolly

The True Story of the De-extinction of One of History's Most Iconic Creatures

Audiobook CD - 2017 | Unabridged.
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Ben Mezrich takes listeners on an exhilarating true adventure story from the icy terrain of Siberia to the cutting-edge genetic labs of Harvard University. A group of young scientists, under the guidance of Dr. George Church, works to make fantasy reality by sequencing the DNA of a frozen woolly mammoth harvested from above the Arctic circle, and splicing elements of that sequence into the DNA of a modern elephant. Will they be able to turn the hybrid cells into a functional embryo and bring the extinct creatures to life in the modern world?
Publisher: [UNITED STATES] : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2017.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781508243595
Characteristics: 6 sound discs (390 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary: Ben Mezrich takes listeners on an exhilarating true adventure story from the icy terrain of Siberia to the cutting-edge genetic labs of Harvard University. A group of young scientists, under the guidance of Dr. George Church, works to make fantasy reality by sequencing the DNA of a frozen woolly mammoth harvested from above the Arctic circle, and splicing elements of that sequence into the DNA of a modern elephant. Will they be able to turn the hybrid cells into a functional embryo and bring the extinct creatures to life in the modern world?

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