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March 27, 2016

Microscope photo: Cross section of stem Ginkgo


Cross section of the stem of Ginkgo biloba,
microscope photo by Anatoly Mikhaltsov. 

This photo is the winner of Microscopy Images from Russia of the European Science Photo Competition 2015.

Huge enlargement here.

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March 15, 2016

Time-lapse video germinating Ginkgo seeds



Wonderful time-lapse video of Ginkgo seeds germinating in a period of one month.
Video by Isataiin on YouTube.


Read more: How to grow a Ginkgo tree from seed on my website
Photo: Cor Kwant

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March 08, 2016

Updates of my website The Ginkgo Pages

* New photo on Photospecial page: Sprouting Ginkgo leaves in spring.
 
* Added to Art-page: Text and pictures first Western documentation of Ginkgo in China.

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March 04, 2016

Portugalophis lignites in Ginkgo tree

Portugalophis lignites in Ginkgo tree

Newly discovered fossils of this four-legged snake show it measured about 4 feet (1.2 meters) and was 155 million years old (Jurassic). Its fossils were discovered in coal deposits near Guimarota, Portugal.
It may have eaten small mammals, young dinosaurs, lizards, birds and frogs.

Read more in article in Sci-News and Nature.
 
Fossilized remains of four ancient snakes have been dated between 140 and 167 million years old - nearly 70 million years older than the previous record of ancient snake fossils - and are changing the way we think about the origins of snakes, and how and when it happened.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2015-01-world-oldest-snake-fossils-clock.html#jCp
Fossilized remains of four ancient snakes have been dated between 140 and 167 million years old - nearly 70 million years older than the previous record of ancient snake fossils - and are changing the way we think about the origins of snakes, and how and when it happened.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2015-01-world-oldest-snake-fossils-clock.html#jCp
Fossilized remains of four ancient snakes have been dated between 140 and 167 million years old - nearly 70 million years older than the previous record of ancient snake fossils - and are changing the way we think about the origins of snakes, and how and when it happened.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2015-01-world-oldest-snake-fossils-clock.html#jC

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