PHOTOS: "Invisible" Ancient Bugs Seen by Hi-Tech X-Ray

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You wont find this cockroach crawling around city apartments--It scurried across the earth around 60 million years ago.

But now x-ray radiation has revealed the prehistoric critter frozen inside a piece of opaque amber.

The cockroach was added to a new online database of digital fossils, which have become a new area of study in archaeology and taxonomy.
—Image courtesy Paul Tafforeau/European Synchrotron Research Facility
 
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