21 Feb '12, 2pm

Arctic plant revived after 30,000-year nap Wow.

Arctic plant revived after 30,000-year nap Wow.

The fruit tissue came from animal burrows frozen in permafrost by the Kolyma River in northeastern Siberia. Small creatures, such as an Arctic species of ground squirrel, once stored away tens of thousands of seeds and fruits in these burrows, where they remained in a deep freeze. The newly revived fruit tissue has been radiocarbon dated to between 28,000 and 32,000 years old. (This method dates material based on the decay rate of its radioactive carbon.) [

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/sto...

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