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Bacteria is eight-million-years-old, and still alive

David Pescovitz: Researchers extracted 8-million-year-old bacteria from an Antarctica glacier, resuscitated it, and are now watching it grow in a petri dish. From New Scientist: Paul Falkowski of Rutgers University, who led the study, describes the ancient bacteria as small Read More

Bacteria is eight-million-years-old, and still alive

David Pescovitz: Researchers extracted 8-million-year-old bacteria from an Antarctica glacier, resuscitated it, and are now watching it grow in a petri dish. From New Scientist: Paul Falkowski of Rutgers University, who led the study, describes the ancient bacteria as small Read More