Posts Tagged ‘Researchers’

WFS News: Researchers discover 48-million-year-old lipids in a fossil bird

@WFS,World Fossil Society,Riffin T Sajeev,Russel T Sajeev As a rule, soft parts do not withstand the ravages of time; hence, the majority of vertebrate fossils consist only of bones. Under these circumstances, a new discovery from the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Messel Pit” near Darmstadt in Germany comes as an even bigger surprise: a 48-million-year […]

WFS News: Researchers have retrieved original pigment, beta-keratin and muscle proteins from a 54-million-year-old sea turtle hatchling

@WFS,World Fossil Society,Riffin T Sajeev,Russel T Sajeev Researchers from North Carolina State University, Lund University in Sweden and the University of Hyogo in Japan have retrieved original pigment, beta-keratin and muscle proteins from a 54 million-year-old sea turtle hatchling. The work adds to the growing body of evidence supporting persistence of original molecules over millions […]