Far Out

Why Scientists Want to Resurrect Extinct Species

Episode 8 | 9m 55s  | Video has closed captioning.

From the wooly mammoth to the passenger pigeon, extinct species once maintained the balance of the earth’s delicate ecosystems. But human interference has resulted in dramatic loss of biodiversity. Can science restore what has been lost? In this episode of Far Out, we dig into ‘de-extinction’ as geneticists and molecular biologists attempt to bring back species to restore the health of the planet.

Aired: 05/19/23

Rating: NR


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