Life Finds a Way


What did flowering plants look like during Earth’s recent frosty prehistoric era? Aside from using your imagination or watching the animated movie, “Ice Age” for an answer, you can now see a living, growing flower awakened from 31,000 years ago.

Russian scientists generated the plant from material cradled in Siberian ice, dating back to the Pleistocene age. Learn more about this living time capsule of ancient life and its value in modern times.