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Thread: Russians regenerate flowering plant from 30,000-year-old remains

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    Hopefully the seeds can be distributed and sold


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    and here i thought the 2000 year old magnolia seed that grew to flower was impressive.
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    I can't tell if this is legit or not

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimscott View Post
    Why does Jurassic Park come to mind?
    Because it's pretty much the same thing, but with plants.
    Very cool! I don't think Sarracenia seeds would survive that long, considering they rarely last more than a year in the seed bank. Yes, this is a challenge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimscott View Post
    Why does Jurassic Park come to mind?
    I would not know. The dinosaurs disappeared about 65 million years ago -- whereas 30,000 years ago is comparatively just a blink of the eye.

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    Okay, so now my hopes and expectations are for mammoths. We Canadians can finally get a beast of burden that suits our climate.
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    Quite a feat. Thanks for sharing.

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    In Soviet Russian, they create 30,000-year-old remains from flowering plants.

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