Feb 1, 2023

‘De-extinction’ company to bring back extinct dodo bird to life

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, existential risks, genetics


“Having focused on genetic advancements in ancient DNA for my entire career and as the first to fully sequence the Dodo’s genome, I am thrilled to collaborate with Colossal and the people of Mauritius on the de-extinction and eventual re-wilding of the Dodo. I particularly look forward to furthering genetic rescue tools focused on birds and avian conservation,” Shapiro added.

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