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32,000-Year-Old Plant Brought Back to Life--Oldest Yet


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Agnes
- 1830 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The oldest plant ever to be regenerated has been grown from 32,000-year-old seeds--beating the previous recordholder by some 30,000 years. (Related: "'Methuselah' Tree Grew From 2,000-Year-Old Seed.")



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Rose Becke (141)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 1:09 am
Amazing Ty agnes
 

patricia lasek (317)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 7:00 am
These grow in my yard.
 

Lisa S. (0)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 8:11 am
this is incredible!
 

Ingrid A (524)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 8:31 am
Awesome. Its noted. Thanks Agnes.
 

Amanda Goodwin (27)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 9:30 am
amazing!
 

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Bianca D (87)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 10:23 am
It´s amazing that a plant´s seeds can stay viable for that long!
Thanks Agnes!

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Sarah G (109)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 10:36 am
Fascinating, thanks for posting
 

Jerry B (128)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 10:59 am
Noted wow that is unbelievable great article ..thanks Agnes!
 

Catherine Turley (192)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 12:26 pm
read it this morning on mnn. remarkable.
 

Eddie O (95)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 2:26 pm
This is truly amazing as life is obviously eternal, just going through the four stages of birth, aging, sickness, and death. If the conditions are right, life will appear.
 

Rebecca Y (26)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 2:37 pm
Now, that's some gardener!!!!!
 

Cynthia Nelson (8)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 3:26 pm
amazing
 

Holly Lawrence (473)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 4:27 pm
How incredible..what a wonderful thing! I am in awe! Thanks much!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 4:47 pm
Astonishing, and quite pretty.
 

Kay M (347)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 5:50 pm
wow
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 7:00 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Terri Hughes (416)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 9:08 pm
WOW...amazing after all these years!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Rhi,an Charlesworth (0)
Friday February 24, 2012, 9:22 am
Brilliant,power of Nature :)
 

. (0)
Friday February 24, 2012, 10:35 am
very beautiful.......
 

Robert O (12)
Friday February 24, 2012, 1:38 pm
Thanks Agnes.
 

William K (308)
Friday February 24, 2012, 11:51 pm
Thanks for the article.
 

Carol H (229)
Monday February 27, 2012, 5:15 am
noted, thanks Agnes
 

jayasri amma (10)
Sunday March 18, 2012, 5:11 pm
amazing
 

jayasri amma (10)
Sunday March 18, 2012, 5:12 pm
amazing
 

jayasri amma (10)
Sunday March 18, 2012, 5:12 pm
amazing
 

jayasri amma (10)
Sunday March 18, 2012, 5:12 pm
amazing
 

jayasri amma (10)
Sunday March 18, 2012, 5:12 pm
amazing
 

jayasri amma (10)
Sunday March 18, 2012, 5:12 pm
amazing
 

jayasri amma (10)
Sunday March 18, 2012, 5:13 pm
amazing
 

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Sunday March 18, 2012, 5:13 pm
amazing
 

jayasri amma (10)
Sunday March 18, 2012, 5:14 pm
amazing
 

jayasri amma (10)
Sunday March 18, 2012, 5:14 pm
amazing
 
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