All posts tagged with elephants

Genomes of straight-tusked elephants

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Earlier this month in eLife, Matthias Meyer and colleagues published a cool paper: “Palaeogenomes of Eurasian straight-tusked elephants challenge the current...

A voice against mammoth cloning

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In the UK, a documentary program called “Woolly Mammoth: The Autopsy” has recently run, featuring an international team of scientists involved in a recent ma...

Clovis gomphotheres

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Guadalupe Sanchez and colleagues reported earlier this month that Clovis artifacts have been found in association with parts of two gomphothere skeletons in ...

A problem of fuzzy mammoths

10 minute read

Paleogenomics is changing the way we study evolution. In a number of cases, it now allows us to study extinct organisms with the same methods as we study liv...