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Investment Promotion Agency launches a new project

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On December 21, Chairman of the government of Yakutia Evgeny Chekin met with representatives of the art community and tourism business. It was the first meeting organized as part of a new project "Investment Environment Wednesday."
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Will we see a living mammoth?

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Yakutia is considered the birthplace of ancient giants. Almost 90% of all the remains of the ancestors of elephants are now found in the republic. Semyon Grigoryev, head of the Museum of Mammoth in Yakutsk tells about the history of extinction of the Pleistocene megafauna and the prospects for a project to clone a mammoth.
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Mammoth tusks are of high demand

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Member of the Public Chamber of Russia Marina Bogoslovskaya made a proposal to revive international auctions for mammoth bone trade.
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Today is the shortest day of the year

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December 21 is the winter solstice. It is today all over the northern hemisphere daylight hours will be the shortest. In Yakutsk, the sun shines only for 5 hours 8 minutes and 32 seconds. But from tomorrow the sun will shine longer, as the Yakuts say "step by step like a mouse."
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NEFU identified DNA of fossil animals

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North-Eastern Federal University researchers together with colleagues from the South Korean Sooam Biotech Research Foundation Professor Hwang Kyu Chang and his assistant John Jang Han worked to identify the DNA of ancient fossils.
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International Intellectual Games 2018 in Yakutia

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The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic had a meeting with representatives of MILSET. In 2018 Yakutia will host International intellectual Games, and in June 2017 -International Research School.
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