In the most recent episode of Shelf Life entitled The Tiniest Fossils, the American Museum of Natural History discusses how curators deal with the challenges surrounding extremely tiny fossil specimens.
You could easily mistake foraminifera fossils for flecks of dust, but these tiny specimens hold big insights about Earth’s climate. Scientific Assistant Bushra Hussaini, researcher Ellen Thomas, Curator Neil Landman, and intern Shaun Mahmood are preserving this invaluable collection.
Read through the accompanying article for more info on the Museum's tiny fossil collection.
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