Mammoth, DNA, Mammuthus primigenius, Evolution, Sequencing The Oldest DNA Ever Found

And determining the contents of that ancient genetic material can be incredibly useful for understanding evolution.. But ancient DNA has a shelf life. Its a complex molecule and it doesnt last forever, though it can stick around a surprisingly long time., The oldest known DNA dates back hundreds of thousands of years., Its been predicted […]

Mammoth, DNA, Mammuthus primigenius, Evolution, Sequencing World's oldest DNA sequenced from a mammoth that lived more than a million years ago

The first time that dna has been recovered from animal remains more than a million years old. Previously, the most ancient dna sample was from a horse that lived between 560 and 780 000 years ago. The information recovered from this giant of the ice age reveals how mammoth sea evolved and adapted to life […]