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fossil amber
2014-10-23 05:23:12

An international team of paleontologists has been analyzing amber from the Late Cretaceous, but instead of using their findings to revive Tyrannosaurus Rex, the team is trying to gather information about the ecosystem that dinosaurs lived in during their time on Earth.

2014-10-20 23:01:39

Ryan McKellar’s research sounds like it was plucked from Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of amber found buried with dinosaur skeletons.

Image 1 - Study Sheds Light On 'Story of Feather Evolution'
2011-09-15 13:30:27

Researchers have discovered Cretaceous-era feathers trapped in tree resin in western Canada--fossils which may tell "the most complete story of feather evolution ever seen."


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.