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“We sequenced the oldest ever DNA, from million-year-old mammoths”

In a new study, researchers at Stockholm University show that mammoth DNA as old as 1.2 million years can be recovered from remains found in permafrost deposits. “By sequencing this DNA – studying the make up of its genetic information – we found a lineage of mammoths never described before, the hybrid origin of a mammoth species, and more”, they write in The Conversation.


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