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A magnifying glass: 5x or 10x magnification is best for fossil hunting.
The fossil had been buried under rubble after a WWII bombing raid and since then staff have had trouble sorting and identifying them.
They say that Brown's group erred by comparing their fossil finds mainly with European H.
fossil fuels: fuels such as coal, oil, or natural gas that are formed in the earth from plant or animal remains.
1 -- 2 -- color in Simi edition only) Paleontologist Mark Roeder, above, of Paleo Environmental Associates, has for more than 10 years been the lead on the Simi Valley Landfill's fossil recovery program, finding pieces like the bones of a dog-like animal.
The chances of finding fossils are good: "Liaoning is one of the most important fossil areas in the world," says Mark Norell, a paleontologist who studies fossils at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
Of course, the reality of our world, particularly in developed economies, is that we rely on fossil fuels every day to heat and cool our homes, drive cars and supply electricity to sprawling cities.
However, by examining the hidden assumptions that underpin the prevailing economic model, it becomes possible to see that these positions fail to adequately include the social and individual costs of burning fossil fuels.
Fossil fuels are, and will continue to be, important sources of energy in the forest products industry, but the industry is making progress in reducing this source of greenhouse emissions.
An Archaeopteryx fossil found in 1877 had initially shown feathers on its legs.
Sitting down, Radecki recognized an outcropping with odd markings as a fossil.