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Science | Design & Technology

How to resurrect a mammoth

Because woolly mammoths and Asian elephants share 99.6% of their DNA, George Church, a professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School, believes he could rewrite the elephants’ DNA to produce something that looks and behaves like a mammoth using gene-editing technology.

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