The Bridgeport Post from Bridgeport, Connecticut on February 20, 1972 · Page 40
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The Bridgeport Post from Bridgeport, Connecticut · Page 40

Bridgeport, Connecticut
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Sunday, February 20, 1972
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BRIDGEPORT -SUNDAY POST, February 20, 1972 Red Geochemist Revives Paleozoic Era Organisms f BEAR BALLADEERS ORLANDO, Fla. (UPI) -There · are 20 singing bears to regale visitors to Disney World here. The bears, which appear in Pepsi's Country Bear Jamboree, sing country western songs via a complicated electronics system and get a big hand every show. THAW IN A HURRY When it is necessary to thaw frozen meat in a hurry, place (he package ot meat still wrapped in the paper in a plastic bag. Fasten the top of the tightly with a rubber band drop it into warm water, water will get inside the yet the meat will thaw quir ani No bag, ickly. By PETER J. SHAW MOSCOW (UPI) - A Soviet geochemist has brought back to 1 life organisms that flourished 250 million years ago, (lie official Tass news ' agency says. He was only trying to find the origin of the red color ol some potassium ore. Tass sold "(he Paleozoic visitors (which) came to life, grew and even, multiplied" were a surprise. Tass said that an article'in the current issue of the monthly magazine "Soviet Union". da- tailed the work of geochemist N. Chudinov of .the Berczniki Potassium Combine near Perm, 800 miles east .of Moscow. "The discovery of Ihe organic nature of the coloring in Perm's potassium, salts also became the discovery of the ability-of organisms to remain in a state of anobiosis, or 'deep lethargy, and, under certain conditions, to return to' active life," Tass said. , - _ · ' Found In the Sea According to Tass, Chudinov discovered organisms "which flourished 250 million years ago, during the Paleozoic era, in the great Perm sea, the waves of which once rolled ' from (lie north Urals in Kharkov." Tass did not explain how the age of the organisms was determined. "But Chudinov didn't merely discover', this ancient and mysterious world -- he revived it in his laboratory," Tass said The paleozoic visitors came to ife, grew and even multiplied." Tass quoted an otherwise un- denlificd professor, B. Per ilyev, as saying: "This is a discovery of world ignificance and may enable us o penetrate into nature's holy if holies -- the evolution of life on earth." Tass said Chudinov became nterested in the origin of the ed coloring in the region's po- assium ore. Discovering a specimen in distilled water, he noticed that tlrange flakes, like e FINAL WEEK WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY SALE HURRY! GREAT VALUES AT SINGER! Singer; zig-zag machine in a cabinet at this fantastic low price! Fashion Mate* machine.has many Singer quality features! Makes buttonholes, sews on buttons, mends and darns! Kingston cabinet gives you a handy place to sew... converts to a table when you're not sewing! Foot controlincluded at this low price! USED SEWING MACHINES portables $499 zg-zags SQ99 cabinet models 19 ONLY Pick up this Singer value! 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The primeval microworld had come of life and the tiny drop of solution was swarming with reanimated organisms from the Paleozoic Intelsat IV Ready For. Nixon Trip News WASHINGTON (UPJ)--Intelsat IV, a new communications' satellite lauiichcd from Cope Kennedy Jan. 22, was put into service last Monday to beam accounts of President Nixon's vjsit to China, which starts today. The satellite, orbited by thp Communications Satellite Corp. (COMSAT), is positioned 22,300 miles above the Pacific. It has a capacity for an average of 5,000 telephone circuits or 12 color television channels, or a combination of these witti other types of communications. 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