The millipede is only 8.2 millimeters long, making it an “an extreme case of miniaturization.”
The bug might have been trapped in amber that became “opalized” over millions of years.
One day, you’re relaxing on a Cretaceous tree chillin’ with some dinos. The next day, you’re trapped in amber for 100 million years.
It’s the oldest mushroom in the world.
As chosen by an artist who draws dinosaurs for a living.
The specimen even contains evidence of hemoglobin in the dinosaur’s bloodstream.
It's 311 Day. Respect the legends.
"These fossils tell us a lot about the extraordinary, but previously unknown diversity of lizards in ancient tropical forests.”
Meet Strychnos electri, an ancient relative of most all of the vegetables we know and love. Also: deadly poison.
About 500 kilograms of uneaten bread can be processed using yeast and US- or UK-sourced hops and made into a 4,000-liter batch of the beer, which is a 7-percent amber called Babylone.
Spiders battling wasps, flowers having sex, and other tableaus frozen in amber.
We interviewed the shit out of 311.