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The Case of the Missing Polyploidy

For Wednesday 16 May Brian Thomas writes: “Fossil Plant Chromosomes Look Modern.”

An 180 million year-old royal fern fossil has been discovered in Sweden that is so stunningly preserved that it still shows the components of individual cells. 1,242 more words



East Anglia is not a rocky part of the country, but the lack of crags and mountains  does not mean that it is uninteresting from a geological point of view. 640 more words

Local History

Archaeo-Mysteries and Artifacts

Klaus Dona with James Swagger on Capricorn Radio – April 2014

Talking about newest discoveries in “forbidden” archeology.

Archeology & History

Kenya, Olkaria Geothermal Natural Heat and Energy Power Plant, Great Rift Valley

Clean Energy in the Third World, East Africa, Good Reasons to Invest in this C02 free Industry, read the outcome of the IPCC Report from the U.N.

Reflections on: The National Museum Cardiff.

Background: My first visit to Cardiff was in May 2012. The primary purpose of my visit was to see a friend of mine, but a prior engagement on his part left me the afternoon to explore Cardiff on my own. 1,220 more words


A lovely fossilized beetle

Reader Ant sent me a link to this photo and short article from ZME Science showing a beetle that is way, way old, with jeweled exoskeleton nicely preserved. 53 more words