Harvard: Digitization uncovers pre-WWII fossil loan

Harvard: Digitization uncovers pre-WWII fossil loan. “Ricardo Pérez-de la Fuente held up a piece of ancient amber, peering at the 40-million-year-old insect inside. Preserved whole after being trapped in sap that hardened over millennia, the fierce-looking larva was a favorite: Its image adorned his computer desktop. ‘Looks like a monster, almost — full of spikes,’ Pérez-de la Fuente said. Then he added: ‘It’s going back.'”

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