Science Jan 28

A permafrost slump on the shore of an unnamed lake in the Canadian Arctic.
How thawing permafrost is transforming the Arctic

The frozen layer of soil that has underlain the Arctic tundra for millennia is now starting to thaw. This thawing, which could release vast amounts of greenhouse gases, is already changing the Arctic landscape by causing landslides, draining lakes, and…

Scientists have mapped out much of the genetic code of the extinct woolly mammoth, opening the door to the possibility of recreating the animal and perhaps other extinct species within the next 20 years.