Tag: "amber" at biology news
Two studies on bee evolution reveal surprises
...iscovery of a 100-million-year old bee embedded in amber
-- perhaps the oldest bee ever found -- "pushes th... Oregon State University found the bee embedded in amber
from a mine in northern Myanmar (Burma). A report on this major fossil discovery, which the rese...
Amber reveals ecology of 30 million year old spiders
...ive scientific study of ancient spiders trapped in amber
more than 30 millions years ago. The study of fos...nd that web-spinning spiders were bigger in Baltic amber
than in Dominican amber, but that there was no difference between hunting spiders in either region. ...
Health benefits of a Christmas brandy
... Christmas you can put your mind at rest that this amber
liquid isn't too bad for you at all. In moderation, of course." Red wine is famously known as an effective antioxidant so it stands to reason that brandy, technically a grape-based spirit, could offer similar benefits, Dr Troup said. "We thought th...
Spider blood found in 20 million year old fossil
... identified droplets of spider blood in a piece of amber
up to 20 million years old. Two droplets of blood...ly known as haemolymph, have been preserved in the amber
which also contains the spider - Filistatidae - a family commonly found in South America and the Car...