Discoveries

  • Amazing 550 million year-old fossil embryos have been imaged using X-ray tomography, showing 3D and internal structures including dividing nuclei. Evolutionary developmental biologists must be going nuts. Abstract in Science.
  • And just outside of Sydney in the Wollemi National Park (home to the famous “living fossil” pine tree), discovery of around 50 new archaeological sites containing rock art, engravings and a stone axe. Typically, ABC News devotes all of six lines to this major find, so you’re on your own if you’d like to know more.