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Peter Thiel Is Funding the Effort to Bring Woolly Mammoths Back to Life - MIT Technology Review

Somewhere between financing Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker and backing Donald Trump's campaign for president, iconoclast investor Peter Thiel found time to invest $100,000 in an effort to resurrect the woolly mammoth.and more »

Peter Thiel gave $100000 to the scientists trying to resurrect the woolly mammoth - Business Insider

Fred Prouser / Reuters Woolly mammoths could be coming to a park near you sometime before 2027, thanks to funding from PayPal founder and tech luminary Peter Thiel. That's according to a new book by Ben Mezrich called "Woolly: The True Story of the ...and more »

Mammoth task: billionaire Peter Thiel funded effort to resurrect woolly beast - The Guardian

The Silicon Valley titan, who has openly challenged death as an inevitability, invested $100,000 in a project to bring the extinct mammoth back to life. Olivia Solon in San Francisco. @oliviasolon · Email. Fri 30 Jun 2017 14.58 EDT Last modified on Fri ...and more »

Resurrecting the woolly mammoth - The Boston Globe

“I was obsessed with 'Jurassic Park' growing up,” said Ben Mezrich. “Ever since I was young, my goal in life was to be Michael Crichton.” So when Mezrich first heard about an international effort to bring back the woolly mammoth, a long-extinct ...and more »

New book: Will the woolly mammoth roam the Earth again? - USA TODAY

Just as the gap between reality and satire has narrowed recently, scientists are hard at work trying to eclipse science fiction. Step aside Jurassic Park, make way for the new and improved woolly mammoth, vast herds of which will roam the Arctic tundra ...and more »

PayPal Founder Invests $100000 To Bring Back The Woolly Mammoth - Newsy

PayPal Founder Invests $100,000 To Bring Back The Woolly Mammoth. The woolly mammoth has been extinct for over 4,000 years — but some scientists think they can bring it back. ShareTweetEmail · SMS. Flash plugin failed to load. Share Video.and more »

Billionaire Paypal founder Peter Thiel 'funds scheme to resurrect the woolly mammoth' - The Sun

THE BILLIONAIRE founder of Paypal has reportedly funded a hugely ambitious bid to resurrect the woolly mammoth. Peter Thiel, who also stumped up cash to help Hulk Hogan sue Gawker, has allegedly donated $100,000 (£77,000) to a scheme which will ...and more »

The race to revive woolly mammoths using ancient DNA - CBS News

Like "Jurassic Park," what if you could use the science of DNA to resurrect long-extinct creatures that once roamed the earth? Efforts to do that are actually underway. Led by Dr. George Church – "the Einstein of our times," according to author Ben ...and more »

Billionaire Paypal founder Peter Thiel 'bankrolls woolly mammoth resurrection project' - Daily Mail

The billionaire founder of Paypal has funded an ambitious project to resurrect the woolly mammoth, reports suggest. Peter Thiel, who is worth $2.7billion (£2.1 billion), has reportedly put $100,000 (£77,000) of his own funds into a scheme that will ...and more »

Woolly mammoth yarn reveals Peter Thiel aid - Radio New Zealand

First the mammoth next the moa? US technology billionaire Peter Thiel, who was granted New Zealand citizenship after only spending 12 days in the country, has been revealed as a backer of a project to 'resurrect' the woolly mammoth. US entrepreneur and ...and more »