Saturday, September 29, 2007
Xinhuanet.com just posted an article about mammoth hair yielding DNA. We will probably find out what has caused mammoth's extinction. It's matter of time until the researchers find more clues. For years, scientists have tried to obtain DNA from the frozen remains but have been unsuccessful. Mammoth's hair may be the answer but it may take years until we actually know whether the mission has been accomplished.
At one point, the hard covering of hair could protect the DNA. If you wish to keep reading, click on the link below.
Mammoth hair yields DNA, may solve extinction mystery
The image above is from the Rocks and Minerals website.