Earth's Ancient Life Forms Are Awakening After 40,000 Years in Permafrost

Written by
Daniel Ackerman
July 8, 2019

Daniel Ackerman, July 8, 2019

Thanks to this latest exploit, evolutionary biologist Catherine La Farge arrived centuries later at Teardrop's melting edge to find the tuft of the species Aulacomnium turgidum free from its icy entombment. The moss was faded and torn but sported a verdant hue - a possible sign of life.