A new study has shown that some Ice Age mammals survived much longer than previously thought.
A UFO hunter has teamed up with a Harvard geneticist in a renewed effort to bring mammoths back to life.
Scientists have identified a mammoth that roamed a distance equivalent to circling the entire planet twice.
Scientists have extracted DNA from the teeth of mammoths that roamed the Earth 1.2 million years ago.
By 'resurrecting' the DNA of extinct mammoths, scientists have learned what may have contributed to their demise.
A population of woolly mammoths still roamed the Earth at the time the Egyptian pyramids were being built.
Japanese scientists have achieved a 'significant step' towards the de-extinction of the woolly mammoth.
Researchers have discovered direct evidence that humans actively hunted mammoths with weapons.
The prehistoric remains of a mammoth and rhinoceros have been discovered near Cambridge, England.
Scientists in Russia remain optimistic that the woolly mammoth can be resurrected within a decade.
The skeletons, which include a one-year-old baby, were discovered by builders in Siberia 15 years ago.
Peter Thiel has reportedly contributed $100,000 towards efforts to resurrect the woolly mammoth.
A new study has linked a prehistoric population of mammoth hunters with some of today's tallest people.
An analysis of mammoth DNA has revealed that the species had become wracked with genetic disease.
Scientists believe that an elephant-mammoth hybrid embryo could be created within as little as two years.
Mammoths could be granted a special protected status to stop their tusks being used as an ivory source.
Russian and Korean scientists have made an important first step towards creating a live woolly mammoth.
The well-preserved 14,000-year-old remains were unearthed by utility workers in the city of Tultepec.
The woolly mammoth is not the only prehistoric beast that modern science could bring back to life.
Scientists have debunked the claim that mammoth meat was served at an Explorers Club dinner in New York.