Discover mind-blowing, groundbreaking science on the third floor! In LSC’s new Making Mammoths exhibit, explore the effort to bring back mammoths, led by Harvard geneticist George Church, a recipient of LSC’s Genius Award.
At the center of the exhibit is a woolly mammoth replica, six months in the making with each crafted hair individually positioned. Learn about the CRISPR gene-editing technology that Church is using in efforts to transform modern Asian elephants—which are going extinct—into cold-loving “mammophants,” an effort that, theoretically, could help reduce global warming.Sound like science fiction? Come learn for yourself! Making Mammoths is included in general admission.
Location: 3rd Floor, in Microbes Rule!
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