Bird wings trapped in amber are a fossil first from the age of dinosaurs

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  1. mobilehaathi macrumors G3

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    This is a fascinating find, and it's mind boggling to be able to view this delicate 99 Myo organic material preserved so well.

    http://www.nature.com/news/bird-win...ossil-first-from-the-age-of-dinosaurs-1.20162

    http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2016/160628/ncomms12089/full/ncomms12089.html
     
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    Very cool indeed. I love reading about this stuff!
     
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    Agreed. I love reading about this stuff, too; it is absolutely fascinating.

    Thanks for drawing our attention to this, @mobilehaathi.

    Great story; I had spotted the headline on the BBC but was otherwise distracted from following it up.
     
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    Are they sure it's from a bird? Could be T-Rex feathers.
     
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    And this is when and where the real "Jurassic Park" seed is planted and in a few short years...........
     
  6. mobilehaathi thread starter macrumors G3

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    Seems so:

     

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