ABC Radio National presents material from Big Ideas web and TV to bring you the best public talks, debates and lectures from Australia and around the world. One single audio file of the whole program - good for continuous listening.
September 2nd, 2014
Episode 39 of 460 episodes
Does the idea of bringing back the Tyrannosaurus Rex sound like sci-fi to you? Believe it or not, scientists have already begun the process of resurrecting extinct animals, and just recently Australian scientists managed to revive a native frog. A panel of experts discusses the science and ethics of bringing back extinct species.