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Spiders with Long Tails Found in Ancient Amber

By Jim Daley | February 5, 2018

This discovery closes a 170-million-year gap in the fossil record.

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image: Hundreds of Pterosaur Eggs Discovered in China

Hundreds of Pterosaur Eggs Discovered in China

By Kerry Grens | November 30, 2017

The fossil booty includes some eggs with embryo remains inside, and points to group nests involving long-term parental care.

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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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