YAMAGUCHI – A group of Japanese and Chinese researchers has succeeded in cloning two cows using skin cells from a dead cow embryo kept frozen at roughly the same temperature as the Siberian permafrost, a Japanese member of the group said Saturday.
Japanese researchers believe the breakthrough will accelerate their efforts to clone the extinct woolly mammoth, which existed between 1.6 million and 10,000 years ago.
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