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A plant’s flower pod ready on the cusp of blooming. Beautiful. Possibly an allium? 

If anybody knows, speak up!

The things we can do with science these days. Recently, a 32,000 year old plant was resurrected from permafrost and is growing just fine. 

The resurrected plant, from an era of woolly mammoths and saber-tooth cats, is the oldest viable multicellular living organism, according to the study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It is also the first plant returned to life from permafrost conditions, researchers said.

And I still can’t wait to see how that woolly mammoth project turns out!