100-million-year-old bacteria from seafloor resuscitated

Basically, for the last hundred million years these bacteria have been chilling at the bottom of a barren wasteland in the ocean. Scientists pulled them up, gave them a bit of food, and *boom* they started multiplying again. “The dinosaur people (and to be fair, who among us aren’t dinosaur people?) have their museums filled with bones and teeth and tracks. The plant people have their petrified forests and fossil fronds. But the microbe people have something even better: our dinosaurs aren’t dead.” learn more

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