This Week in Science: Wooly Mammoths, Smart Bees, and Angry Seals

It’s time for “Nerd News,” covering the most important news for your brain.

Here’s a quick rundown of this week in science . . .

1.  The company that’s trying to bring back woolly mammoths had a big stem-cell breakthrough and say they’re closer than ever to making it happen.

2.  In geology news:  A guy in France found a fully intact dinosaur skeleton while out walking his dog.  And an article went viral about a period 230 million years ago, when scientists think it basically rained non-stop for two million years.

3.  In bug news:  A study found bumblebees can teach each other things and pass on skills.  And two termites got frozen in amber while doin’ it 38 million years ago.

4.  In other animal news:  A birdwatcher in England captured the first known image of a seal interacting with an eagle(???)  It shows the seal SPITTING at it.

5.  In space news:  The Voyager 1 space probe launched in 1977 is still clinging to life . . . The James Webb telescope spotted the oldest “dead” galaxy yet . . . NASA found a crack in its SpaceX Dragon ship but launched four people into space anyway . . . and one of Jupiter’s moons has enough oxygen for a million humans.  Downside:  The temp can dip down as low as negative-370 degrees.