Image of the Day: Digital Adaptation
Image of the Day: Digital Adaptation
A bird leg with one super-long toe is something paleontologists say they’ve never seen before.
Image of the Day: Digital Adaptation
Image of the Day: Digital Adaptation

A bird leg with one super-long toe is something paleontologists say they’ve never seen before.

A bird leg with one super-long toe is something paleontologists say they’ve never seen before.

Amber
Fossilized Beetle Is Earliest Evidence of Insect Pollinator
Fossilized Beetle Is Earliest Evidence of Insect Pollinator
Abby Olena | Aug 16, 2018
A 99-million-year-old beetle preserved in amber alongside grains of pollen likely pollinated prehistoric plants.
Image of the Day: Snakes Alive
Image of the Day: Snakes Alive
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 19, 2018
Scientists have found the 99-million-year-old remains of a baby snake.
Image of the Day: 99-Million-Year-Old Blood Sucker
Image of the Day: 99-Million-Year-Old Blood Sucker
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Dec 13, 2017
Scientists have found the oldest known specimen of a blood-sucking insect together with the remains of its host. 
Image of the Day: 100-Million-Year-Old Flower
Image of the Day: 100-Million-Year-Old Flower
The Scientist Staff | Sep 21, 2017
Scientists think dinosaurs brushed these ancient flowers into pools of tree resin, creating fossils preserved in amber.  
Jurassic Bummer
Jurassic Bummer
Bob Grant | Sep 12, 2013
Researchers find that extracting dinosaur DNA from insects embedded in ancient amber is likely impossible.