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Worms Frozen for 46,000 Years are the Oldest Known Living Animals
Nematodes buried in Siberian permafrost may be able to stay in a state of suspended animation indefinitely, according to recent findings.
Worms Frozen for 46,000 Years are the Oldest Known Living Animals
Worms Frozen for 46,000 Years are the Oldest Known Living Animals

Nematodes buried in Siberian permafrost may be able to stay in a state of suspended animation indefinitely, according to recent findings.

Nematodes buried in Siberian permafrost may be able to stay in a state of suspended animation indefinitely, according to recent findings.

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Image of the Day: Ancient Dental Enamel
Amy Schleunes | Apr 3, 2020 | 1 min read
An analysis of fossilized teeth sheds light on the evolutionary relationships between Pleistocene hominins.
Image of the Day: Ancient Horned Lark
Amy Schleunes | Mar 6, 2020 | 1 min read
A complete bird specimen uncovered in northeastern Siberia is radiocarbon dated to be roughly 44,000–49,000 years old.
Image of the Day: Bear Bones
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 28, 2018 | 1 min read
Modern brown bears carry DNA from extinct cave bears that lived during the Ice Age.
Image of the Day: Pleistocene Footprints
The Scientist and The Scientist Staff | Mar 29, 2018 | 1 min read
Researchers find impressions left by a human some 13,000 years ago in British Columbia.
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