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Lost Ecosystem Revealed in Greenland by Oldest Environmental DNA |  CNN

Lost Ecosystem Revealed in Greenland by Oldest Environmental DNA | CNN

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s science bulletin Wonder Theory. To receive it in your inbox, Register for free here. CNN — The past is an ever-changing story, and this week a myriad of discoveries added new details. Fossils, jewelry, and even DNA unearthed from the earth shed light on some of history’s …

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Oldest DNA Ever Discovered Reveals Thriving Ecosystem Lost in Time - IGN

Oldest DNA Ever Discovered Reveals Thriving Ecosystem Lost in Time – IGN

Scientists have identified the oldest DNA ever discovered and, in doing so, revealed a complex ecosystem that existed two million years ago in modern Greenland, according to the results of a new study published in the journal Nature . The double helix-shaped molecule Deoxyribonucleic acid (or DNA for short) is present in almost every cell …

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Oldest DNA sheds light on 2 million year old ecosystem that has no modern equivalent |  CNN

Oldest DNA sheds light on 2 million year old ecosystem that has no modern equivalent | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — An Ice Age sediment core from northern Greenland has produced the oldest DNA sequences in the world. The 2 million year old DNA samples revealed that the now largely lifeless polar region was …

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