It is regrettable that the team's original analysis back in the late 1980s--completed before the full extent of the harm done by fossil
fuels became known--was ignored.
* These trees store carbon but save even more as natural air conditioners, cooling our communities without burning fossil
deposits, first discovered by Dr.
He notes that hind-limb feathers were apparent on only 1 of the 10 Archaeopteryx fossils
that have been discovered.
. Write field notes describing what you see.
revealed all the hallmarks expected of a missing link between fish and land vertebrates.
are removed from a dig site, scientists process them for safe shipping, coating them in glue.
The digger who first found the bird-like fossil
glued on a fossilized dino tail because "the long tail helps sell the fossil
" claims Larry Martin, bird fossil
expert at the University of Kansas.
At that point, the remains certainly wouldn't have made informative fossils
Even the new feathered fossils
don't convince them of the dino-bird link.
So they were able to guess that the hadrosaur fossil
formed around that time, too.
The digital version corrects crushed sections of the actual fossil
Construction worker Michael Guinther, an amateur fossil
collector, has discovered a number of the fossils
were a trio of roughly 160,000-year-old skulls unearthed in 1997 at Ethiopia's Herto site (SN: 6/14/03, p.
From the type of fossils
uncovered from a particular location, you can, for instance, tell what kind of environment existed there when the fossil