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Monkey business produces rare preserved blood in amber fossils

20:00 EDT 2 Apr 2017 | AAAS

(Oregon State University) Two monkeys grooming each other about 20-30 million years ago may have helped produce a remarkable new find - the first fossilized red blood cells from a mammal, preserved so perfectly in amber that they appear to have been prepared for display in a laboratory.

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