Forgotten amber collection is a new window to the past

July 31, 2014 5:00 AM

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Forgotten amber collection is a new window to the past

Scientists have recently been looking into a cache of fossils found more than 50 years ago in the Dominican Republic. With our present technological advances, scientists are making new discoveries about these 20-million-year-old fossilized insects trapped in amber.

The collection is going to be the largest collection of Dominican amber when it is finally curated, experts say. This will probably not be for another few years.

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