Scientists Discover “Ghost” Fossils – “Completely Unexpected”

The images show the impressions of a collapsed cell-wall covering (a coccosphere) on the surface of a fragment of ancient organic matter (left) with the individual plates (coccoliths) enlarged to show the exquisite preservation of sub-micron-scale structures ( right). The blue image is inverted to give a virtual fossil cast, ie, to show the original … Read more