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Image of the Day: 99-Million-Year-Old Blood Sucker

By The Scientist Staff | December 13, 2017

Scientists have found the oldest known specimen of a blood-sucking insect together with the remains of its host. 

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image: Image of the Day: 100-Million-Year-Old Flower

Image of the Day: 100-Million-Year-Old Flower

By The Scientist Staff | September 21, 2017

Scientists think dinosaurs brushed these ancient flowers into pools of tree resin, creating fossils preserved in amber.  

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Jurassic Bummer

By Bob Grant | September 12, 2013

Researchers find that extracting dinosaur DNA from insects embedded in ancient amber is likely impossible.

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