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The findings by entomologist George Poinar Jr. give a rare look at a heretofore unknown clade of invertebrates.
Entomologist George Poinar has discovered that the microorganisms that cause malaria, leishmaniasis and a variety of other illnesses today can be traced back at least to the time of dinosaurs
The compounds behind the perfumes and colognes you enjoy have been eliciting olfactory excitement since dinosaurs walked the Earth.
T-Rex bulling its way through a forest likely dislodged flowers 100 million years ago. Today those fossilized flowers have revealed a new species of tree.
The first fossilized red blood cells from a mammal were discovered to contain a parasite, Babes micro, which still infects humans and other animals today.
Evidence of an orchid fossil trapped in Baltic amber that dates back some 45 to 55 million years ago is identified, shattering the previous record.
George Poinar, Jr. has had a long and storied career studying strange creatures from 100 million years ago preserved in amber.
Entomologist discovers an ancient, alien-looking insect frozen in amber with features so bizarre that it calls for the declaration of a new order.