Animals Kept In Deep Freeze For 30 Years Brought Back To Life

Microscopic creatures kept frozen for more than three decades have been successfully brought back to life.The 1mm long tardigrades were collected from a frozen moss sample in Antarctica in 1983, according to a new paper published in the journal Cryobiology. Japan’s National Institute of Polar Research stored the 8 legged, segmented critters at -4F for just over 30 years. They thawed and revived two of the animals, which are also known as water bears or moss piglets, in early 2014.

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