A beetle that can handle the heat near volcanoes in the summertime inspired researchers to create a cooling material that doesn't use power.
June 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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A drop of fossilized amber from a mine in northern Myanmar contains not just a beetle but also 62 grains of pollen still clinging to its legs.
Nov. 12, 2019 • ~4 min
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