Ancient Plant Brought Back to Life

Via Science Is Awesome

This achievement from 2012 makes the flower the oldest plant ever recovered, beating the old record by a full 30,000 years. The seed itself had been damaged, most likely from the squirrel, but enough material was left for the scientists to produce the flower.

More info: http://bit.ly/182OuaM

Photo via: National Academy of Sciences

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