Gallery: Russian Scientists Revive 32,000 Year Old Arctic Plant

 

We had to do a double-take this morning when we heard that a lab team from the Russian Academy of Sciences research center in Pushchino successfully revived a 32,000 year old arctic plant. The scientists generated beautiful new plants from the narrow-leafed campion, an ancient arctic fruit buried hundreds of feet below the Siberian tundra for over tens of thousands of years. This amazing discovery could open the door for thousands of other ancient and even extinct flowers to bloom once again.

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