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International Center for the Study of Mammoth Cells and Other Fossil Animals opens in Yakutsk

The international center for the collective use of molecular paleontology for the study of mammoth cells will open in September in Yakutsk. This was reported by the Interfax agency with reference to the head of the Museum of the Mammoth. P. Lazarev of the Institute of Applied Ecology of the North of the North-Eastern Federal University Semyon Grigoriev.

"The main task of the International Center for the Shared Use of Molecular Paleontology is to study mammoth cells and other fossil animals as part of the Mammoth Revival project," the scientist said at a press conference following the first international expedition called "In Search of the Last Arctic Giant."

“This Center was also originally created as a Yakuto-Korean laboratory within the framework of the Mammoth Revival project. The Koreans bought us equipment worth several million at their own expense. The university allocated a room, renovations were made. ...

Grigoriev also said that the Korean scientists have already transferred materials of the best-preserved Malolyakhovsky mammoth to the present day. It is planned that Korean scientists will come to the opening of the Center and publish the results of their studies. Participants in the press conference also reported that the expedition, which was held from 21 July to 16 August, fulfilled one of its main goals, namely, it carried out an inspection of the mammoth that was found last year.

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