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Submission + - 400-Year-Old Arctic Plants Frozen by Glaciers Come Back from the Dead (inhabitat.com)

An anonymous reader writes: A crop of 400-year-old plants that were wiped out by glaciers have come back to life. While on a recent expedition, University of Alberta researchers discovered something that had a “greenish tint.” It turned out to be ancient bryophytes sprouting new growth after 400 years of dormancy.
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400-Year-Old Arctic Plants Frozen by Glaciers Come Back from the Dead

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