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Scientists Take Leap to Resurrect Extinct Frog

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March 20, 2013
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Like the plot of the blockbuster movie 'Jurassic Park,' an effort to revive an extinct species of frog is showing signs of success in a laboratory in Australia. Scientists at the University of Newcastle, part of the so-called Lazarus Project, have taken an important step in bringing the Gastric-brooding Frog back to life, by implanting its "dead" cell DNA into the eggs of a living frog relative. Rob Muir has more.


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