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Scientists have found a 48,000-year-old ‘zombie virus’ thawed from ancient permafrost in Russia

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Virus found in remains of mammoths, woolly rhinoceros and horses. Scientists are thawing them out to assess their impacts on public health. This isn't the first time scientists have discovered ancient viruses. Back in 2014, the same researchers found a 30,000-year-old virus trapped in the permafrost.
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Scientists revive 48,500-year-old ‘zombie virus’ buried in ice

Science News: The thawing of ancient permafrost due to climate change may pose a new threat to humans, according to researchers who revived nearly two dozen viruses

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5 Points On 48,500-Year-Old 'Zombie Virus' Revived By Scientists

As the global temperature is rising, a number of glaciers and permafrost are melting, releasing microbes trapped in the icy grip for centuries. Among them is a roughly 50,000-year-old 'zombie virus', which has been revived.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Scientists revive 48,500-year-old ‘zombie virus’ buried in ice

Researchers revived nearly two dozen viruses - including one frozen under a lake more than 48,500 years ago.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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