Tag archive for entomology

a clue in amber

In a locked room at a museum, the 99-million-year-old beetle rests peacefully, its tiny body encased in pale golden amber.

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A new generation of tools is allowing scientists to reveal, in breathtaking detail, once-hidden patterns of life.

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Life at the edges

It’s summer in Mongolia, and a convoy of jeeps roars into the outland regions that encompass the country’s recently thawed lakes, rivers, and streams.

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