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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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