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Siberian nematode worms kept in permafrost for 42,000 years come back to life

A team of Russian researchers revived two nematodes buried in Siberian permafrost for 32,000 and 42,000 years.


A. V. Shatilovich and a team of Russian researchers published the results of a surprising experiment in the journal Doklady Biological Sciences. They analysed more than 300 samples of Arctic permafrost and they found viable nematodes in two of them. Also called "r...

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