March 15, 2013 - TreeHugger
UNSW researcher Mike Archer says that, at first, the egg seemed inactive. "But then, all of a sudden, one of the cells divided, and then it divided again, and again."
Although the embryo ultimately failed to develop into a tadpole, scientists say that it is only a matter of time before that this process, called somatic nuclear cell transfer, is successful in bringing this or other species back into viable adulthood.
"We do expect to get this guy hopping again," says Archer... http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/scientists-successfully-create-living-embryo-extinct-species.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+treehuggersite+%28Treehugger%29
March 15, 2013 - Conservation Bytes
DE-EXTINCTION IS ABOUT AS SENSIBLE AS DE-DEATH http://conservationbytes.com/2013/03/15/de-extinction-is-about-as-sensible-as-de-death/