Saturday, 1 September 2007

'Bee dates orchids back to time of dinosaurs...'

'Scientists have been able to calculate the age of the orchid family with greater accuracy than was previously possible after the fossilised remains of an extinct bee with a mass of orchid pollen on its back were discovered in the Dominican Republic in 2000.'

See: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/science/article2351169.ece

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