[PCA] NEWS: Tree from 2,000-year-old seed is doing well
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Thu Jun 12 16:15:23 CDT 2008
Tree from 2,000-year-old seed is doing well
By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID, AP Science Writer 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - Just over three years old and about four-feet tall,
Methuselah is growing well. "It's lovely," Dr. Sarah Sallon said of the
date palm, whose parents may have provided food for the besieged Jews at
Masada some 2,000 years ago.
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