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Oldest mites in amber discovered

230-million-year-old fossils push back date of resin-preserved arthropods

4:12pm, August 27, 2012

Mites could give competitors on Survivor a run for their game-show money.

Two of the tiny creatures, trapped in fossilized tree resin, smash the record for ancient amber-preserved arthropods, a group of critters that includes beetles,

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