The resurrection of a bacterium after 250 million years in salt suggests it
may be immortal A Lazarus bacterium which thrived millions of years before
dinosaurs walked the Earth has been brought back to life. Biologists are
astonished that the 250-million-year-old bug could be revived. It suggests
that if conditions are right, bacterial spores might survive indefinitely.
Gina "Nanogirl" Miller
"Nanotechnology: Solutions for the future."
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