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illustration of mammoths

BRINGING ‘EM BACK ALIVE  Scientists think they have the tools to transform elephants into woolly mammoths (illustrated) and reverse extinction. A new book explores the promise and pitfalls of de-extinction.

photomontage of mosquito taking off

UP AND AWAY  A blood-bloated mosquito gets more than 60 percent of its takeoff force from its wings, helping it hoist its heavy body into the air and fly away undetected, as seen in this photomontage.

illustrations of vampires

VAMPS  Creatures that feast on blood have evolved surprising ways to deal with all that fluid and protein, and to get the nutrients blood doesn’t offer. 

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