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When the Nazis Tried to Bring Back Extinct Animals, An Algorithm to Help Treat Diabetes, Turning Spinach Into Heart Tissue and More

When the Nazis Tried to Bring Back Extinct Animals, An Algorithm to Help Treat Diabetes, Turning Spinach Into Heart Tissue and More

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Smithsonian Weekender    APRIL 2017

When the Nazis Tried to Bring Animals Back From Extinction

Their ideology of genetic purity extended to aspirations about reviving a pristine landscape with ancient animals and forests

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Aurochs illustration from Sigismund von Herberstein's book published in 1556 (Wikimedia Commons)

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