Spider trapped in amber as it makes a meal of wasp

Researchers have discovered a well-preserved spider attacking a wasp in a 100 million-year-old piece of amber - the first of its kind ever found.

Oldest-ever bugs found preserved in amber

Three tiny creatures from the Triassic period are the oldest ever to be discovered preserved in amber - about 100 million years older than any other amber arthropod ever collected.

Colored dinosaur feathers found trapped in amber

A University of Alberta research team has discovered a remarkable collection of Cretaceous feathers trapped in tree resin.