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Scientists resurrect mysterious Judean date palms from biblical era – Haaretz

Methuselah the tree was grown from a 2,000-year-old seed found at Masada. Now more have been grown and genetic analysis finds a twist in the origin story of the…



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Reincarnating an extinct species by using cloned DNA extraction from corpses or miraculously preserved ancient seeds has not happened yet. But now science has announced the resurrection of the extinct population of Judean date palms using all-but-miraculously preserved seeds from around 2,000 years ago.
They didnt resurrect an extinct species, mark you. There is only one species of date and its not extinct.
This whole line of research began by wondering what the dates of Judea, extolled in ancient…

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