May 31, 2013

Moss grows again after centuries in glacial ice

Plants entombed under ice in Canada’s far north for centuries have come back to life after exposure to air and sunlight, Canadian researchers have found. University of Alberta researcher Catherine La Farge collected what she believed to be dead mosses (or bryophytes) from the ...

Blood found in mammoth raises cloning hopes

May 31, 2013

Blood found in mammoth raises cloning hopes

Russian scientists claimed Wednesday they have discovered blood in the carcass of a woolly mammoth, adding that the rare find could boost their chances of cloning the prehistoric animal. An expedition led by Russian scientists earlier this month uncovered the well-preserved carcass of a ...