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Worms Frozen for 42,000 Years in Siberian Permafrost Wriggle to Life


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- 264 days ago - livescience.com
In Siberia, melting permafrost is releasing nematodes âEUR" microscopic worms that live in soil âEUR" that have been suspended in a deep freeze since the Pleistocene. Despite being frozen for tens of thousands of years, two species of these worms were



   

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MmAway M (522)
Friday July 27, 2018, 6:03 pm
Thank you Caree! Returning....posting! xxoo
 

Animae C (509)
Friday July 27, 2018, 7:25 pm
i heard about this, AMAZING!

"....pinpointing how adaptations work could have implications in many scientific areas,
such as cryomedicine, cryobiology & astrobiology...."

TY Caree
 

Peggy B (43)
Saturday July 28, 2018, 8:03 am
Wow.
 

pam w (139)
Sunday July 29, 2018, 10:38 am
WOW, indeed! OF COURSE there's a science fiction film coming.....remember ''The Thing?"
 

Anne K (139)
Sunday July 29, 2018, 4:29 pm
Wow! Thanks, Caree!
 

Janet B (0)
Sunday July 29, 2018, 7:27 pm
Thanks
 

Angelflowers D (1)
Monday July 30, 2018, 5:37 am
The Thing!!!😏😮
 

Michael Friedmann (173)
Monday July 30, 2018, 6:42 am
Thank You for Sharing This !!!
 

Connie O (45)
Monday July 30, 2018, 3:18 pm
Cool!
 

Janet B (0)
Monday July 30, 2018, 7:58 pm
Thanks
 

Laura K (0)
Tuesday July 31, 2018, 1:26 am
Amazing!
 

Sheryl G (359)
Wednesday August 1, 2018, 6:14 am
Perhaps these worms will cause no harm however as these are coming to life so too are the old time virus that human most likely have no resistance again. We are creating too many life threatening issues for ourselves due to the careless nature far too many take when dealing with our environment.
 

Julie W (33)
Tuesday August 14, 2018, 3:34 am
Did anyone watch the TV series' Fortitude' a while back? Very exciting - a wasp comes out of a prehistoric mammoth and causes havoc in the town. Fascinating series. I'm now watching season 2 on DVD.
 
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