Tiny, ancient fossil shows evidence of the breath of life

An international team of scientists from Leicester, Yale, Oxford and London has discovered a rare and exceptionally well-preserved tiny crustacean in 430 million-years-old rocks in Herefordshire, UK. The fossil is a new species ...

Preservation for the (digital) ages

When Deborah Beck was preparing her book, Speech Presentation in Homeric Epic, her publisher suggested she make the database she had started in 2008—a searchable catalogue of features from every speech in the Homeric poems—available ...

Probing Question: Can we save today's documents for tomorrow?

Even though your grandparents’ old photo albums are yellowed and grainy, they’re still there for you and your family to enjoy. But will your grandchildren be able to say the same of the digital photo albums you’re compiling ...