1 Tahrcountry Musings: 220-Million Year Old Microbes

Friday, December 15, 2006

220-Million Year Old Microbes

Scientists have discovered in tiny drops of ancient amber, 220-million-year-old microscopic organisms. The amber was found near Cortina d'Ampezzo, a village in the Dolomites mountain range in northern Italy.The find has been described in this week's edition of the journal Nature by Alexander Schmidt and colleagues from the Humboldt University

1 comment:

prasanth Kodai said...

That is very interesting. we have only scraped the surface of the nature's mysteries.