Could Jurassic Park Open?

Introduction

In 1993, it was rumored that millionaire John Hammond had been able to clone dinosaurs, but these rumors were never fully investigated -- until now. A team of scientists has began to research genetics and figure out if Jurassic Park could have been possible -- and you are one of those scientists.

Task

Through genetics and new information, learn about whether Jurassic Park was possible and what the next animal to be "brought back to life" could be.

Process

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-44293060

1. Were the dinosaurs really from the Jurassic period?

 

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/jurassic-park-reveals-delicate-interplay-between-science-and-science-fiction-180969331/

2. In what fossilized insect was real dinosaur DNA discovered in 1993?

3. What did Jurassic Park do for ancient DNA as a science?

 

https://science.howstuffworks.com/life/genetic/real-jurassic-park.htm

4. Could Jurassic Park dinosaurs really have been cloned?

5. What other long-extinct animal are scientists more confident about cloning?

 

https://www.history.com/news/wooly-mammoth-resurrection-cloning-genesis

6. What is being looked for in the New Siberian islands?

7. How are scientists planning to bring back the mammoth (they are planning to use the mammoth's cousin)

 

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/07/woolly-mammoths-extinction-cloning-genetics/

8. What technology do scientists have now that could allow Jurassic-Park-esque cloning?

9. Would the cloned woolly mammoths be pure woolly mammoths?

 

https://www.livescience.com/58790-crispr-explained.html

10. The technology is like a pair of molecular what, according to the article?

 

http://theconversation.com/mammoth-cloning-the-ethics-16183

11. What are some ethical arguments against cloning the woolly mammoth?

12. Could we recreate species that have gone extinct due to our actions?

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/33062252/why-scientists-want-to-bring-back-woolly-mammoths

13. According to Professor Stanley Temple, why do people see the woolly mammoth as a goal for de-extinction?

14. What could mammoths do to help stop the effects of climate change?

 

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/these-are-extinct-animals-we-can-should-resurrect-180954955/

15. Could Jurassic Park ever be a reality?

16. What are two animals that could be cloned instead of dinosaurs?

 

https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/7139594/woolly-mammoth-cloned-russia-dna/

17. Is a similar situation to Jurassic Park happening, and, if so, where and for which animal?

18. What other extinct animals are being studied in hopes of reanimating them?

 

https://www.foxnews.com/science/woolly-mammoth-cells-brought-back-to-life-in-shocking-scientific-achievement

19. Have mammoth cells been cloned successfully?

20. Could the mammoth ever make a full comeback, allowing us to have a "mammoth park"?

 

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