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Living bacteria found in 34,000-year-old salt crystals

Scientists performing research in Death Valley have found living bacteria sealed inside 34,000-year-old salt crystals. The 34,000-year-old crystals have “permanently sealed” the organisms inside “like little time capsules,” Tim Lowenstien, a professor in the geology department at Binghamton University told the OurAmazingPlanet. Brian Schubert, who discovered the eons-old organisms, told the website,