Issue 1:2010. He didn’t fit in as a young man, and he himself says that he was one of the “also rans” at school. Today, however, he is one of the leading international researchers in Denmark. It is likely that he will make an important contribution to cloning and “resurrecting” figures from the past by the time we get to 2040, or perhaps even sooner. As both man and scientist, Eske Willerslev is constantly amazed by what is possible and how fast development is galloping along.