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Scientists make extinct DNA function in a mouse

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Scientists make extinct DNA function in a mouse

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Scientists in Australia have transplanted genes from the extinct Tasmanian Tiger into a mouse, and watched them function.
It’s the first time ever that DNA from an extinct species has produced a functional response in a living organism.
Though the researchers at the University of Melbourne warn that anyone expecting a real-life “Jurassic Park” might have to wait a very long time.