Undoing Forever – CBC Ideas

I participated in this fascinating radio documentary on de-extinction and the resurrection of extinct species. The program includes a range of scientists and a little bit of historical and philosophical input. It is an engaging listen.

Photo credit: TylerIngram

Photo credit: TylerIngram

Extinction is supposed to be forever. But in labs around the world, scientists — using the latest biotechnology — are trying to bring extinct animals back to life. From passenger pigeons to woolly mammoths, Britt Wray delves into the science, the ethics, and the implications of de-extinction for all animals, including us humans.

You can check out the full show here.

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