BBC News – ‘Frozen Ark’ to save animal DNA

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3928411.stm A tissue bank that will store genetic material from thousands of endangered animals has been set up in the UK. The Frozen Ark, as it is called, will preserve animal “life codes” even after their species have become extinct. This will allow future generations of scientists to understand long lost creatures, and may also help with the conservation programmes of tomorrow. The project is supported by the Natural History Museum, the Zoological Society of London and Nottingham University. Sixth … Read More