Microbes in the News

Ancient microbes preserved in amber

Article synopsis:
Microorganisms that lived 230 million years ago have been discovered preserved in amber. Scientists are surprised at how similar these are to their modern day counterparts.

Article citation:
"Early Creatures Are Found Intact," The New York Times, Jan 8, 1993, p. .

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