Vault to store seeds... How about?

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  1. todd s

    todd s Lead Actor

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    I just read the following:


    Has anyone thought of doing or have they done a vault that collects genetic material (ie-DNA,sperm, eggs) of animals, especially animals on the endangered list? So for example an animal that is near extinct now goes extinct. We have their genetic material. And if 50 years we can bring back the species with new technology as long as we have good genetic material.
     
  2. MarkMel

    MarkMel Screenwriter

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    I think all the major zoos participate in a program like that.
     
  3. Joseph S

    Joseph S Cinematographer

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    MacGyver already found a pre-built seed vault for us in "The Treasure of Manco." [​IMG]
     
  4. Dave Poehlman

    Dave Poehlman Producer

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    I thought I remember reading someplace that someone had proposed storing genetic material on the moon.

    That way... once we've destroyed ourselves.. some alien can come along and replentish the Earth.... or eat our DNA as a snack. [​IMG]
     

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