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Ancient life awakens amid thawing ice caps and permafrost

By Daniel Ackerman, The Washington Post, July 7, 2019, 



Aulacomnium turgidum - Swollen Thread-moss

PDF file - https://rbg-web2.rbge.org.uk/bbs/Activities/mosses/Aulacomnium turgidum.pdf

Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aulacomnium_turgidum


The papers are:


Roads, E., Longton, R.E. and Convey, P., 2014. 

Millennial timescale regeneration in a moss from 

Antarctica. Current Biology, 24(6), pp.R222-R223.



La Farge, C., Williams, K.H. and England, J.H., 2013. 

Regeneration of Little Ice Age bryophytes emerging 

from a polar glacier with implications of totipotency 

in extreme environments. Proceedings of the National 

Academy of Sciences, 110(24), pp.9839-9844.s





Paul H.

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