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Decades-old amber collection offers new views of an ancient world

July 30, 2014

unidentified larva Scientists are searching through a massive collection of 20-million-year-old amber found in the Dominican Republic more than 50 years ago, and the effort is yielding fresh insights into ancient tropical insects and the world they inhabited. Photo by Jared Thomas and Sam Heads, Illinois Natural History Survey Full Story

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