Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Squirrels help science

Squirrels get a lot of flack for being an annoyance at times, but here’s a neat article on how a 30,000 year old squirrel’s stash of burrowed food has been retrieved from Siberian permafrost and one of the extinct flowers was regenerated. Nice work ancient squirrel!

The Regenerated Flower

Read the full story from The Chronicle Herald.