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Preserved woolly-mammoth autopsy shows cloning is a real possibility

A female woolly mammoth unearthed in Siberia has undergone necropsy, and scientists believe they will be able to extract high-quality DNA.

By March 19, 2014


Congress to hold hearings about killer asteroids

All it took was an unexpected meteorite exploding in western Siberia, along with a record close flyby by another space rock to concentrate Washington's attention on something other than political blood sport.

By February 15, 2013


Why can't technology make people taller when a Siberian with a hammer can?

There is a clinic in Siberia that can make people taller. Really.

By July 29, 2008


U.S. and Russian satellites collide

A commercial communications satellite hits a defunct Russian satellite Tuesday above Siberia, creating a cloud of wreckage. The International Space Station is deemed safe.

By February 11, 2009


Russian petroleum and electricity direct to North America

Russia hopes to build tunnel beneath the Bering Sea to allow trucks and pipelines to connect Siberia and North America

By April 19, 2007


Ep. 1179: The guy who makes OK Go go

On today's show, a special interview with Adam Sadowsky, president of Syynlabs, the company that created the awesome Rube Goldberg machine in the super-ultra-extra viral Ok Go video, "This Too Shall Pass." Turns out making that video was as hard to make as you might imagine. Also, we discuss the pending smellpocalypse coming out of Siberia.

By March 5, 2010


Scientists revive 30,000-year-old giant virus

Scientists have revived a giant virus after it laid dormant in the Siberian permafrost for over 30,000 years.

By March 5, 2014


'Space Ferrari' crashes to Earth; more space junk coming soon

A one-ton European satellite makes a fiery return to Earth somewhere between the South Pole and...the North Pole.

By November 10, 2013


Scientists uncover frozen mammoth, blood flows out

A Siberian expedition finds a well-preserved woolly mammoth. When scientists investigate, blood comes running out, lending hope to an ambitious cloning project.

By May 29, 2013