TITLE

Ancient bees buzz back to life

PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/4/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1815, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that American researchers have shown that stingless bees entombed in resin 25 and 40 million years ago contain intact DNA. Trying to establish evolutionary link with modern species of stingless bees; Found in Dominican Republic; Hold record for oldest DNA; Age of DNA, between 6,000 and 10,000 bases long.
ACCESSION #
9205041355

 

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