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Research published in January stated that a team of scientists from the US and China drilled 50 metres into a Tibetan glacier to gather samples of Earth’s oldest glacial ice.
By drilling 50 metres below the surface, researchers were able to collect samples of ice which offer a glimpse into Earth’s viral history.
The team uncovered 28 ancient viruses in the 15,000-year-old ice which were previously unknown to scientists.
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