Should We Bring Extinct Species Back to Life?

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De-extinction, the science of bringing back extinct life, is the subject of the April 2013 cover story of National Geographic magazine. Once only an idea in science fiction, today it is poised to become reality. Researchers working to bring back animals like the passenger pigeon and woolly mammoth discuss the implications of their work. You can learn more about the subject at Look for National Geographic magazine on print newsstands and digital devices including the iPad, iPhone, Nook, and Kindle. Videographer: Spencer Millsap Interviewers: Alison Burdo, Medill News Service; Lili Tan, Medill News Service Producer: Adam Jabari Jefferson
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