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Russian, Korean Scientists Look To Revive Mammoth

First Posted: 03/13/2012 2:28 pm Updated: 03/13/2012 2:36 pm

Woolly Mammoth
In this computer-generated handout by ExhibitEase LLC, a woolly mammoth makes its way out of a large block of ice.

The woolly mammoth may be on the comeback trail, thanks to a deal signed today between prominent Russian and South Korean scientists to collaborate on efforts to clone the extinct prehistoric beast.

Vasily Vasiliev, of the North-Eastern Federal University of the Sakha Republic, forged the pact with controversial cloning expert Hwang Woo-Suk.

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Filed by Hilary Hanson  |