Big Bang Science News

October 11, 2012 at 12:13 pm | Posted in Big Bang, Miscellaneous, Regular Feature, Science News | Leave a comment
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What a Bummer: Palaeontologists, who actually did all that nitpicky work, have determined that DNA lasts for only about 500 years (half life).  So that means I’m not getting the ultimate T-rex watch dog after all.  Seriously, that would have been the ultimate neighborhood crime watch, don’t you think?

(Nature via Gizmodo)

Attack of the Jurassic Spider: I lied; it’s really the Cruteceous Period, but this is a fantastic frozen-in-time glimpse from our prehistoric past.  That’s a male wasp trapped in the spider’s web (fifteen intact strands of the web were found in the amber).  Another male spider was also trapped in the same amber.

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