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100 million year old spider with tail found in fossil

100 million year old spider with tail found in fossil

An international team of researchers, including University of Manchester’s Dr Russell Garwood, find a fossil that suggests spiders used to have tails
Interview: Professor Phil Manning

Interview: Professor Phil Manning

Andy van den Bent-Kelly sat down with the Professor of Natural History to discuss all things prehistoric
300-million-year-old insects seen for first time

300-million-year-old insects seen for first time

300-million-year-old insects have been visualised from inside rock for the first time.
Prehistoric mite found hitchhiking on spider’s back

Prehistoric mite found hitchhiking on spider’s back

CT scans reveal the smallest arthropod fossil recorded, on the back of a spider

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