In this edition of Campus Cast, University of Manitoba physiologist Kevin Campbell explains how he and his team were able to ‘resurrect’ authentic woolly mammoth hemoglobin - the blood protein responsible for delivering oxygen from the lungs to the tissues.Campus Cast is semi-weekly podcast produced by the University of Manitoba that allows researchers to talk […]
May 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Campus Cast, Podcast, Research, Science
May 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Biology, Chemistry, Environment and Geography, History, News Release, Research, Science, Zoology
An international team of researchers has ‘resurrected’ authentic woolly mammoth hemoglobin-the blood protein responsible for delivering oxygen from the lungs to the tissues. The research has discovered special evolutionary adaptations that allowed the iconic Ice Age creatures to cool down their extremities in harsh Arctic conditions and minimise costly heat loss.
“We’ve managed to analyse living […]