Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Scientists resurrect mammoth’s broken genes

(University at Buffalo) Mammoths on Wrangel Island may have been the last of their kind anywhere on Earth. To learn about the plight of these giant creatures and the forces that contributed to their extinction, scientists have resurrected a Wrangel Island mammoth's mutated genes. The goal of the project was to study whether the genes functioned normally. They did not.