Frozen Flower

Researchers from the Institute of Cell Biophysics and the Institute of Physicochemical and Biological Problems in Soil Science, Russian Academy of Sciences, have successfully revived a flowering plant from a 32,000-year-old fruit buried in Siberian permafrost. They regenerated fertile plants of Silene stenophylla from fruit tissue of Late Pleistocene age using in vitro tissue culture and clonal micropropagation techniques. Continue reading for more interesting science facts.

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