Cosmos Briefing

Science Daily: The joys of spider fossils

April 27, 2022 The Royal Institution of Australia
Cosmos Briefing
Science Daily: The joys of spider fossils
Show Notes

Welcome to Cosmos Science Daily, where journalists from the Cosmos newsroom report on the latest research and discoveries and explain the science behind the headline news. Today’s newsroom journalist and biology graduate specialising in the human microbiome, Matilda Handsley-Davis, is talking about how tiny, microscopic algae may have helped preserve rare spider fossils that are over 22 million years old, with your host, Dr Sophie Calabretto, applied mathematician and fluid mechanist who thinks spiders move with too many degrees of freedom.

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