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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

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

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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