Rebecca Dzombak

Rebecca Dzombak is a science writer covering the natural world and humans' role in it, past, present and future. She holds a Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Sciences.

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  1. a fossil of an ancient horseshoe crab in brownish rock, with white marks showing the fossilized brain
    Paleontology

    How fossilization preserved a 310-million-year-old horseshoe crab’s brain

    A 310-million-year-old horseshoe crab’s brain was preserved in clay, thanks to an uncommon fossilization process that protected the fragile neural tissues.