The Guardian: “The woolly mammoth vanished from the Earth 4,000 years ago, but now scientists say they are on the brink of resurrecting the ancient beast in a revised form, through an ambitious feat of genetic engineering.” (Why not, we seem to be going backwards in every other way…)

+ Genetics and genome sequencing are entering an era of truly remarkable and rapid advances. But some of the startups in the space might be putting the sales team ahead of the cart. From Gizmodo: The Next Pseudoscience Health Craze Is All About Genetics. (I’m predisposed to believe that…)