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Fluttering From the Ashes?

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Science  05 Apr 2013:
Vol. 340, Issue 6128, pp. 19
DOI: 10.1126/science.340.6128.19

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Summary

At a TEDx event last month at the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C., experts explored the technical hurdles and ecological and ethical ramifications of reviving extinct creatures. Proponents say that they are driven, in part, to right historic wrongs, but many are preaching caution.