This amazing woman left behind not just the fond memories of those who knew her but stored inside her garage is an outstanding geological collection.
“American mastodons repeatedly expanded into northern latitudes in response to interglacial warming.”
Astounding new research has revealed malignant cancer in dinosaur bones.
“The older a fossil, no matter how well preserved it is, the less chance it has to contain enough undegraded DNA for it to be extracted and sequenced using the most advanced techniques.”
A clutch of Massospondylus carinatus eggs from the Jurassic of South Africa (credit: Brett Eloff) Text by Steve Drury
One Ediacaran trace fossil, known as Helminthoidichnites is preserved as horizontal trails on the tops and bottoms of thin, discontinuous sand bodies.
“Once in a while truly spectacular amber pebbles turn up.”
Lying on the sea shore/A piece of sea-worn old sea shore
You can also find some more Stromatolites by the stream which flows over the edge near here.
A seaweed ‘ghost’ – a bit of chemistry, a bit of natural history