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Old 11-23-2010, 10:49 AM   #1
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Default Reviving ancient bacteria

Researchers kick-start ancient DNA

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ScienceDaily (Nov. 22, 2010) Binghamton University researchers recently revived ancient bacteria trapped for thousands of years in water droplets embedded in salt crystals.

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The samples Lowenstein works with are drawn from Death Valley and Saline Valley in California as well as from sites in Michigan, Kansas and Italy
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