Science News Roundup: Blue Origin to auction a rocket trip into space with Bezos; Tiny creature comes to life and more after 24,000 years in the Siberian freezer

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Blue Origin is auctioning a rocket trip into space with Bezos

Would you like to bid for a place on a spacecraft with Jeff Bezos? You have to be quick – and you will likely need more than $ 4 million. Blue Origin is planning a live auction on Saturday to complete the month-long bidding process for a seat on next month’s sightseeing voyage with Inc. billionaire founder Bezos.

Tiny creature comes to life again after 24,000 years in the Siberian freezer

A microscopic organism has come back to life and reproduced asexually after being frozen in the vast permafrost regions of northeastern Siberia for 24,000 years. Russian scientists found the tiny, ancient animal called rotifer in soil from the Alazeya River in Russia’s Yakutia region in the far north.

How primates are helping fight COVID-19 in Louisiana

On 200 acres near a small town in Louisiana north of New Orleans, about 5,000 monkeys climb and laze around in an enclosure. Many of the primates, mostly rhesus monkeys, at the Tulane National Research Center are intended for use in scientific research, including in experiments on COVID-19.

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