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fossilized

fo suh lahyzd

  • v  convert to a fossil
    The little animals fossilized and are now embedded in the limestone
  • v  become mentally inflexible
  • s  set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or beliefs
    obsolete fossilized ways

  • Through a teardrop of ancient amber -- fossilized tree sap as hard as plastic and as translucent as glass -- the scientists beheld their quarry: a small stingless bee that shared .
  • Precisely dating the dinosaurs' demise is tough because most bones disintegrate before they can be fossilized.
  • Researchers have found creatures living at boiling vents on the floor of the ocean, in desert sands that virtually never see water; fossilized remains of microorganisms have even .
News & Articles

  • State fossil: Thomas Jefferson played role in discovery of bones
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Deep in a limestone cave under the Second Creek Valley of Monroe County, a work crew digging and processing saltpeter for use as a gunpowder component came across an assortment of large fossilized bones. Being a pragmatic bunch, the...
    June 16, 2013 - The Charleston Gazette
  • Ancient marsupials reveal Australia's tropical past
    The fossilized teeth of ancient marsupials that roamed through northeastern Australia roughly 2.5 million years ago suggest these animals fed on leafy plants in a much more lush and tropical environment than was previously thought.
    June 13, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Ancient Kangaroo Teeth Reveal Australia’s Tropical Past
    The fossilized teeth of ancient marsupials that roamed through northeastern Australia roughly 2.5 million years ago suggest these animals fed on leafy plants in a much more lush and tropical environment than was previously thought, according to a new study.
    June 12, 2013 - LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Tony Blair in Antiwar.com
    Tony Blair, wrote the liberal thinker Hugo Young, "wants to create a world none of us have known," a world which "ideology has surrendered entirely to 'values' [and where] there are no sacred cows : no fossilized limits to the ground over...
  • Tim Holding in National Geographic
    The existence of these fossilized remains in no way impacts on the ability of us to construct or operate a desalination plant on the site,Holding said. "These fossilized remains exist in the first 10 meters [33 feet] of the beachfront :...
  • Mike Beebe in Pine Bluff Commercial
    What we have is a picture of an entire set of genes performing related functions becoming fossilized. To see this, the change has to be relatively recent. Sometime in the last 5 to 10 million years the pressure (on these genes) started to... Sean B. Carroll http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sean_B._Carroll&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHTSklG4Fkd4UKgyGWoImqHx3zxcg EurekAlert (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2004-09/uow-gr092004.php&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFsZg_VUAWZtuIXljtQlVmyHAkHGA Sep 20, 2004 39452 50677 foster-child In a foster-child situation where the children are already fragile, it's in my opinion best that they not be in ...... gay foster homes because I believe in today's society that wouldn't be in the best interest," Beebe said.

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