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Resin Fossil of Ant-Mimicking Spider Discovered
Researchers have discovered a rare resin fossil of a spider that mimicks ants. It was preserved in copal is a less mature form of fossilized resin. (March 27, 2024)

Baby Opposite Bird Preserved in 100 Million Year Old Amber
This baby bird was preserved in amber that is around 100 million years old. (June 9, 2017)

Insect With Triangular Head Preserved in 100 Million Year Old Amber
Scientists have discovered an insect with a triangular head preserved in 100 million year old amber. A new order was created for the unusual insect. (January 26, 2017)

Insect Shed Its Exoskeleton to Escape Tree Sap Tomb
An insect similar to a walking stick shed its exoskeleton to escape a tree sap tomb 50 million years ago. (July 19, 2016)

Ancient Arachnid Preserved in Amber With Erect Penis
An ancient arachnid was preserved in amber with an erect penis. The harvestman died 99 million years ago. (February 3, 2016)

Microsoft's Anechoic Chamber Sets Guinness World Record for the Quietest Place on Earth
Microsoft's Anechoic Chamber has set the Guinness World Record for the Quietest place on Earth. (October 16, 2015)

Female Insect Carrying Egg Sac Trapped in 100 Million Year Old Amber
100 million year old amber fossil contains a female insect carrying an egg sac (March 31, 2015)

Fossil of Ancient Carnivorous Flypaper Trap Plant Discovered in Amber
The fossil leaves of a carnivous flypaper trap plant was discovered in Amber. (December 5, 2014)

New Species of Flat Bug Discovered in Amber
A new species of flat bug has been discovered in 45 million year old amber. (June 2, 2014)

Tick Preserved in Ancient Amber Reveals That Lyme Disease is Older Than Humans
Spirochetes found in a tick preserved in 15 million year old amber reveals that lyme disease has been around since before humans arrived. (May 30, 2014)

Ancient Species of Assassin Fly Found Preserved in 100-Million-Year-Old Amber
A previously unknown species of assassin fly was found preserved in a 100-million-year-old translucent amber fossil. (April 25, 2014)

Flower Perfectly Preserved in 100-Million-Year-Old Amber Reveals Ancient Reproduction
A flowering plant perfectly preserved in 100-million-year-old amber reveals the oldest evidence of sexual reproduction in a flowering plant. (January 5, 2014)

Ancient Fly Species Discovered in Amber from Dominican Republic
A new species of fly, Proceroplatus preziosii, has been discovered on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. (August 9, 2013)

Ancient Spider Attack Preserved in Amber
This amber fossil is amazing! The one-of-a-kind 100 million year old fossil shows a spider attack taking place. (October 10, 2012)

Orfield Labs in Minneapolis is Home to the World's Quietest Room
Orfield Labs in Minneapolis contains an anechoic test chamber, which is billed as the quietest room in the world. (April 27, 2012)