Scientists Find Ancient Critters Alive After 24,000 Years in Permafrost
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Scientists Find Ancient Critters Alive After 24,000 Years in Permafrost

Rotifers are microscopic freshwater-dwelling multicellular organisms. They're already known to withstand freezing (even in liquid nitrogen), boiling, desiccation, and radiation, and the group has persisted for millions of years without having sex. The humble yet…