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Study explores why fossilised hair is so rare to find
short by Gaurav Shroff / on 10 Sep 2017,Sunday
A US-based study explains that fossil beds that preserve soft tissues like hair and feathers, called lagerstatte ('fossil storehouses' in German) are rare on their own. The lack of fossilised hair, which are five times rarer than feathers, could also be due to scientists' collection techniques that could lead to them missing important finds, said researchers.
short by Gaurav Shroff / 02:52 pm on 10 Sep
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