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Hendrik Poinar:
Hendrik Poinar: Breng de wolharige mammoet terug!

TEDxDeExtinction · 10:22 · Filmed Mar 2013
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Hendrik Poinar: Hendrik Poinar: Breng de wolharige mammoet terug!
10:22 · Filmed March 2013 at TEDxDeExtinction · Subtitles available in 29 languages

De droom van kinderen over de hele wereld: gigantische beesten weer over de Aarde te zien lopen. Zou die droom kunnen – en moeten – worden gerealiseerd? Hendrik Poinar houdt een informatieve talk over de volgende – echt – grote gebeurtenis: de zoektocht om een wezen te bouwen dat erg lijkt op onze harige vriend, de wolharige mammoet. De eerste stap, om het wolharige genoom te sequencen, is bijna compleet. En het is enorm. (Gefilmd bij TEDxDeExtinction.)

Evolutionary geneticist
Hendrik Poinar is a geneticist and biological anthropologist who focuses on extracting ancient DNA. He currently has his sights set on sequencing the genome of the woolly mammoth — and cloning it. Full bio
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