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Incredible amber fossils reveal the true colors of ancient insects

A fly caught in amber, showing its original coloration. Image: Chenyang Cai et al., 2020 Fossils rarely retain evidence of an organism’s original color, but these 99-million-year-old amber fossils found in Myanmar reveal the vibrant hues of another world. New investigation Published today in Proceedings of the Royal Society B …

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How to deal with insects that fly this spring

The video from Houston Chronicle City Council reporter Mike Morris was both horrifying and intriguing. He had seen bees milling around the outside of his house and soon realized that if he put his ear to the wall in his room, he could hear humming and feel the heat emitted …

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