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Scientists uncover a 60,000-year-old forest underwater and think its preserved trees may help pioneer new medicines

Scientists uncover a 60,000-year-old forest underwater and think its preserved trees may help pioneer new medicines A forest of cypress trees that once grew on the banks of a river off Alabama’s coast in Mobile Bay has been buried under sediment for nearly 60,000 years. Scientists studying the wood from the forest believe it may hold secrets to creating new medicines to save lives. According to an article published April 1 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the…

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