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RELEASE: MARCH 2, 2012
The wooly mammoth was the first extinct animal to have its genome sequenced. Before you get too excited, though, that doesn't mean we're around the corner from cloning one. Cloning is hugely complicated, even under the best of circumstances, and in this case, would-be cloners would be dealing with very old genetic material. That's probably a good thing, because we sequenced a human being all the way back in 2003.
In 1999, a high school in Foxworth, Miss., banned what Ray Bradbury book about book-banning because of an errant blasphemy?
A) "Animal Farm"
B) "Atlas Shrugged"
C) "Brave New World"
D) "Fahrenheit 451"
Previous answer: Tom Clancy's first book was "The Hunt for Red October."
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