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Big Ideas - Full program podcast

ABC Radio National

Society & Culture, History

Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues

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Ancient DNA

September 2nd, 2014

Episode 39 of 559 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.

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