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A penis in amber

A research team led by Jason Dunlop from the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Germany, published in the international journal The Science of Nature the...

Trapped in Amber: Ancient fossils reveal remarkable stability of Caribbean lizard...

Tiny Anolis lizards preserved since the Miocene in amber are giving scientists a true appreciation of the meaning of community stability. Dating back some...

Researchers Use Prehistoric Amber to Test Glass Theory

Along the way, the investigation sheds light on the long-held urban myth of the fluidity of stained glass. In some circles, no matter how much...

Amber reveals earliest example of maternal care in insects

Scientists have uncovered the earliest fossilised evidence of an insect caring for its young. The findings, published in the journal eLife, push back the earliest...

Amber

What Is Amber? Amber is fossilized tree resin (not sap), which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Much valued...

Carnivorous plants from the Baltic amber forest

Researchers from the Universities of Göttingen and Bielefeld and the Botanical State Collection of Munich, led by paleontologist Professor Alexander Schmidt from the University...

Secrets of dinosaur ecology found in fragile amber

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

Secrets of dinosaur ecology found in fragile amber

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

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