Scientists Revived A Creature That Spent 24000 Years on Ice

Date: 2021-11-30 16:58:45


Scientists bring us more and more unusual discoveries every day. Lately they were able to revive a tiny creature that remained frozen for thousands of years. Its name is bdelloid rotifer and it remained frozen in the Siberian permafrost until recently. But scientists managed to bring it back to life. Does it mean that any organism can spend time in cryptobiosis and then get to live again?


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A Rotifera (wheel animal): By Frank Fox – , CC BY-SA 3.0 de ,
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