Living Fossil Giant Bee Challenges Evolution
March 27, 2019
Describing insects fossilized in amber is a matter of observable fact. Describing how they "evolved" is storytelling.
Amber Fossils Do Not Accurately Record Animal Diversity
May 9, 2018
A survey of arthropods trapped in tree sap shows that the unlucky ones do not represent an accurate cross section of the community.
Amber Alert: New Discoveries in Old Sap
August 5, 2014
Even old pieces of amber in a museum drawer can reveal unexpected surprises.
DNA in Amber Doesn't Last Long
September 17, 2013
Claims of ancient DNA hundreds of thousands of years old may be false. No DNA was found in an insect encased in amber said to be 10,600 years old.