Woolly Mammoth. SMARTER FASTER trademarks owned by The Big Think, Inc. With already warmer temperatures, this leads to the melting of permafrost and the release of greenhouse gases like methane, Church said. Would the embryos survive in the lab environment? The scientists would then reintroduce them to the Earth’s northern regions where they would help in keeping the temperatures warmer at the time of winters.
According to George Church, a Harvard and MIT geneticist and leader of the team conducting the project, this would drastically increase the elephants’ resistance to low temperatures. Filed Under: Science About Deborah Cobing The two C’s that best describe Deborah are calm and calculated. The place which is rich in grass growth and rich in the ecosystem. Scientists are investigating whether it’s possible to give modern elephants an ancient boost by reviving woolly mammoth DNA—all to curb climate change.