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Russian scientists make rare find of 'blood' in mammoth
AP ^ | 5/29/2013

Posted on 05/29/2013 4:21:52 PM PDT by dsrtsage

Russian scientists claimed Wednesday they have discovered blood in the carcass of a woolly mammoth, adding that the rare find could boost their chances of cloning the prehistoric animal.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2013-05-russian-scientists-rare-blood-mammoth.html

(Excerpt) Read more at phys.org ...


TOPICS: Science
KEYWORDS: catastrophism; cryptobiology; cryptozoology; godsgravesglyphs; mammoth; mammoths; russia
Pretty Cool
1 posted on 05/29/2013 4:21:52 PM PDT by dsrtsage
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The only thing that pissed me off, is the last sentence had to have the mandatory global warming meme.


2 posted on 05/29/2013 4:23:56 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: dsrtsage

I have heard of Alaskan Natives finding Mammoths buried in ice flows and being able to carve off chunks for a steak dinner. Heard the meat is purple.

Had some 1950’s steaks in the 1980’s when I was in the navy. Old stores. It was purple too. Guess meats turns purple over time in the freezer.


3 posted on 05/29/2013 4:24:45 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: American in Israel

With this, I’d say that it is virtually certain that most people reading this article will live to see a live mammoth.


4 posted on 05/29/2013 4:33:17 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: dsrtsage
Libs changed "global warming" to "climate change" because they were confronted with freezing temps which disproved global warming. And because we no longer have a Republican party but a RINO party they get away with it. But you don't have to. Do what I do...Change the terminology like they do...I call it "the climate hoax".

The only thing that pissed me off, is the last sentence had to have the mandatory climate hoax meme.

Fixed.

5 posted on 05/29/2013 4:38:21 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: SunkenCiv

Ping


6 posted on 05/29/2013 4:39:33 PM PDT by Renfield (Turning apples into venison since 1999!)
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To: dsrtsage

I can’t imagine the DNA would still be viable after all this time.


7 posted on 05/29/2013 4:43:01 PM PDT by Nachoman (Wisdom is learned, cynicism is earned.)
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To: dsrtsage

I possess the DNA of a mammoth!? I can build my own mammoth!?.......


8 posted on 05/29/2013 4:43:05 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: dsrtsage

My uninformed guess is the mammoth and modern elephants are one and the same. Take african elephants, place them in a cooler climate and after a few generations they will appear to have more body hair.


9 posted on 05/29/2013 4:43:30 PM PDT by fso301
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To: The Antiyuppie

“With this, I’d say that it is virtually certain that most people reading this article will live to see a live mammoth.”

That’s probably ok. It was the Mastodons that gave the people of Bedrock (Flintstones) all that trouble. So this should be ok.


10 posted on 05/29/2013 4:58:32 PM PDT by BobL (To us it's a game, to them it's personal - therefore they win.)
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To: dsrtsage

Right...we need more mammoths.


11 posted on 05/29/2013 5:13:16 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: dsrtsage

Fascinating stuff!


12 posted on 05/29/2013 5:30:38 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Nachoman
I can’t imagine the DNA would still be viable after all this time.

Depending on the environmental conditions around the mammoth, the DNA may be in very good condition. The problem is that it takes more than DNA. In order to get the DNA to function, there must be a slew of other biomolecules present to interpret the instructions in the DNA. Cloning that mammoth might be a bit of a challenge.

I'm thinking of cloning extinct animals, too. I saw a giant bird egg at a museum. If I can get a dried embryo out of that egg, then I may be able to make an incubation chamber using ostrich eggs, and try to make a viable embryo cell... anyway, no sense discussing my whole plan. I don't want anyone else to get the idea of cloning a giant bird before I try it. Or, at least, before I submit a grant proposal.

13 posted on 05/29/2013 5:40:07 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: dsrtsage
There is a reason these friggin' things are extinct.

Leave them that way...

14 posted on 05/29/2013 5:51:51 PM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance........)
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To: American in Israel
The Preface to Solzhenitsyn's "The Gulag Archipelago" contains these words ...

In 1949 some friends and I came upon a noteworthy news item in Nature a magazine of the Academy of Sciences. It reported in tiny type that in the course of excavations on the Kolyma River, a subterranean ice lens had been discovered which was actually a frozen stream - and in it was found frozen sprecimens of prehistoric fauna some tens of thousands of years old. Whether fish or salamander, these were preserved in so fresh a state, the scientific correspondent reported, that those present immediately broke open the ice encasing the specimens and devoured them with relish on the spot.

Solzhenitsyn goes on to state that many were astonished, but ... "As for us, however -- we understood instantly. We could picture the entire scene right down to the smallest details: how those present broke up the ice in frenzied haste; how, flouting the higher claims of ichthyology and elbowing each other to be first, they tore off chunks of the prehistoric flesh and hauled them over to the bonfire to thaw them out and bolt them down."

15 posted on 05/29/2013 5:52:27 PM PDT by OldNavyVet
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To: dsrtsage
I got your wooly mammoth right here.


16 posted on 05/29/2013 5:59:17 PM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: fso301

Like the feral pigs. They are what, into two generations now of being wild, and they have long hair and long incisors.


17 posted on 05/29/2013 6:07:08 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Cowgirl of Justice
Like the feral pigs. They are what, into two generations now of being wild, and they have long hair and long incisors.

Good point.

18 posted on 05/29/2013 6:22:16 PM PDT by fso301
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To: fso301

Kind of like taking humans and giving them clothes for an extended period of time and they start to look less hairy?


19 posted on 05/29/2013 6:48:57 PM PDT by willyd
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To: OldNavyVet

Wow, good story. How much would I pay for a dinosaur steak I wonder...


20 posted on 05/29/2013 7:17:24 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Renfield; StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; decimon; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; ...

 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
Thanks Renfield.

To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


21 posted on 05/29/2013 7:28:59 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: fso301

I think you are right. I read another article that said the plan is to have an elephant carry the embryo to term.

I’m OK with it as long as they don’t start talkin T-Rex. :-)


22 posted on 05/29/2013 7:37:32 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: SunkenCiv

There are Getty images on this link to the story:

http://metro.co.uk/2013/05/29/preserved-woolly-mammoth-with-flowing-blood-found-for-first-time-russian-scientists-claim-3814676/


23 posted on 05/29/2013 7:39:55 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (Fair Dinkum!)
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To: American in Israel
"Wow, good story. How much would I pay for a dinosaur steak I wonder..."

About the same as a chicken sandwich.

24 posted on 05/29/2013 7:41:29 PM PDT by Godebert (No Person Except a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN!)
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To: Fred Nerks

Thanks Fred Nerks.


25 posted on 05/29/2013 8:02:58 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: dsrtsage

Can’t they find a female?
Wouldn’t she have ovaries?
That means eggs...


26 posted on 05/29/2013 8:04:18 PM PDT by djf (Rich widows: My Bitcoin address is... 1ETDmR4GDjwmc9rUEQnfB1gAnk6WLmd3n6)
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To: Godebert; American in Israel
American in Israel ~ Wow, good story. How much would I pay for a dinosaur steak I wonder...

Godebert ~ About the same as a chicken sandwich.

I'd guess that once you pay off the costs of acquiring the first breeding pair, dino meat would be a lot cheaper than chicken.

Chickens are pretty efficient at turning chicken feed into meat, but I suspect dinosaurs would be more so.

Being gigantotherms, they would use a lower percentage of their food for energy than a warm blooded chicken.

Less death involved too. How many meals in a dinosaur compared to a chicken?

27 posted on 05/29/2013 9:13:02 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: dsrtsage
Dr. Grant, My Dear Dr. Sadler, Welcome to Pleistocene Park.


28 posted on 05/29/2013 9:15:58 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: djf

“Life finds a way.”


29 posted on 05/29/2013 9:19:02 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: American in Israel

Ummm....”Rump Roast of Barney”!!!


30 posted on 05/30/2013 2:09:20 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: dsrtsage
I can contribute to this.

Grigoriev also said that parts of the skin began to bleed after they cleaned it. The Russian language press reports his words in a press-conference.

31 posted on 05/30/2013 5:42:43 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior (A Russian.)
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To: American in Israel

NICHE MARKET TIME!


32 posted on 05/30/2013 5:44:52 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: dsrtsage

Wow, great but I also find it hard to believe.


33 posted on 05/30/2013 6:54:18 AM PDT by Dustbunny ("Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. " Ronald Reagan)
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