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Scientists Regenerate 30,000 yo Plant, Hope To Do Same w/ Mammoth...

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Cyn, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. Cyn

    Cyn Well-Known Member

    Associated Press/WA Post Article

    Pretty wild stuff -- scientists discovered a squirrel's burrow from the Ice Age 125 feet under the ground/perma-frost in Siberia, and it it, they found a bunch of seeds, fruit/vegetable matter, and various types of animal bones and fur (possibly including those from a Wooly Mammoth), all of which are 30,000 years old. From one of the kinds of fruit found in it….

    ….Call Steven Spielberg -- this could this be "Jurassic Park: The Ice Age" :lol:
    rjblue and (deleted member) like this.
  2. Buzz

    Buzz Well-Known Member

    What did Jeff Goldblum character say on Jurasic Park?! You were so busy trying figure out whether or not you could, you never stopped to think about whether or not you should. LOL. Good on them all and hope for the best. This technology could possibly mean that more recent extinct animals may not be lost forever.
  3. milanessa

    milanessa engaged to dupa

    I want a pet Dodo bird!
  4. Jot the Dot Dot

    Jot the Dot Dot Headstrong Buzzard

    If this works, they might try the same science on a Betamax VCR.