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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Pleostocene Flower

Wow. The Russians took a 32,000 year old seed and re-created this. Pretty neat.

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Regenerated Pleistocene Age plant.  David Gilichinsky/Institute of Physicochemical and Biological Problems in Soil, Russian Academy of Sciences

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I picked up a mastadon once upon a time at the NCO club in Fort Knox. If I would have had that then I would have given it to her.

This is remakable! I appreciate the fact that you see it too. We would make pretty good fishing partners I think.