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A handout undated photo provided on February 21, 2012 by the Institute of Cell Biophysics of the Russian Academy of Sciences shows a the herbaceous Silene stenophylla plant regenerated from fruit seeds stored more than 30,000 years ago. Fruit seeds stored away by squirrels more than 30,000 years ago and found in Siberian permafrost have been regenerated into full flowering plants by scientists in Russia, a new study has revealed.
A handout undated photo provided on February 21, 2012 by the Institute of Cell Biophysics of the Russian Academy of Sciences shows a the herbaceous Silene stenophylla plant regenerated from fruit seeds stored more than 30,000 years ago. Fruit seeds stored away by squirrels more than 30,000 years ago and found in Siberian permafrost have been regenerated into full flowering plants by scientists in Russia, a new study has revealed.

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Plant grown from 30,000 year-old seeds

Russian scientists say they've grown a plant from 30,000-year-old seeds deposited in the Siberian permafrost.

Plant grown from 30,000 year-old seeds

Russian scientists say they've grown a plant from 30,000-year-old seeds deposited in the Siberian permafrost.