TV news, France 2 20H

Today, I was interviewed for a report in the French national TV news (France 2, journal de 20H) about thepossibility of ressurecting ancient life forms like the mammoth. Difficult to go through the issue in 3′, so that in the end, through the cuts, I manage to say that we can’t do it and it…


Science & Vie magazine n°1131

I was interviewed by Emilie Rauscher who wrote this well-documented article about the potential roads to resurrecting extinct life forms (and whether we should do it or not) for the french monthly scientific magazine: Science & Vie (N°1131) of December 2011.


“DNA Archeologists”

I took part to the shooting of a french documentary (52′) entitled “Archéologues de l’ADN”  directed by François-Xavier Busnel for Chromatiques Editions. Scenes were shot during the autopsy of baby mammoth Khroma, held in Le Puy-en-Velay (France) in August 2010. After TV broadcast, it was released in DVD today.

“Le Point” hits the mammoth resurrection

Check out the article by Frédéric Lewino for the weekly French magazine “Le Point” where I’ve been commenting about the future resurrection of the mammoth as announced by a japanese team. C’est l’émouvante histoire d’un vieil homme qui rêve de chuchoter à l’oreille d’un mammouth. Depuis plus de quinze ans, Akira Iritani, 81 ans, professeur…