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How Did Orange Peels Save an Entire Rainforest?

Rain forests are essential to human life and this is because they are the main source of oxygen for our planet. But because of constant abuse from mankind with activities like illegal logging and deforestation, our climate is gravely affected. So you might be wondering, how did a bunch of orange peels save an entire …

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While scientists were analyzing prehistoric worms recovered from permafrost, two 40,000 year old nematodes ‘revived’ and began moving and eating, making them the oldest multi-cellular life alive on Earth.

Ancient Roundworms Allegedly Resurrected From Russian Permafrost The permafrost of Russia’s Siberian heartland has yielded an array of impressive finds in recent years. Last September, a local resident wandering along the banks of a river in the republic of Yakutia discovered the roughly 50,000-year-old remains of an extinct lion cub almost perfectly preserved by the …

While scientists were analyzing prehistoric worms recovered from permafrost, two 40,000 year old nematodes ‘revived’ and began moving and eating, making them the oldest multi-cellular life alive on Earth. Read More »