June 11, 2021

PureScience: 24,000-yr-old worms from Arctic revived — This is how they survived extreme conditions

Scientists have managed to thaw microscopic, multicellular worms called Bdelloid rotifers, from the Siberian Permafrost ice, dating back to 24,000 years. ThePrint’s Sandhya Ramesh explains how these animals survive such long periods of dryness.

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