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Spider webs encased in amber which were discovered on an East Sussex beach have been confirmed by scientists as being the world's oldest on record. The amber, which was found in Bexhill by fossil hunter Jamie Hiscocks and his brother Jonathan, dates back 140 million years to the Cretaceous period...

2009-10-31

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Palaeontologists have discovered two mammal hairs encased in 100 million-year-old amber.

2010-06-14

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More than 700 new species of ancient insect have been discovered in 50-million-year-old amber.

2010-10-25

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