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About chuyeeming

Just another passionate collector of fossils

Paleontology talk at MMI Bukit Batok Civil Service Club

Singapore Fossil Collectors was recently invited to Modern Montessori International (MMI) Pre-school and Childcare Centre at the Bukit Batok Civil Service Club to conduct an educational talk about paleontology for their ‘Funtastic Friday’. The children were extremely well-behaved and listened … Continue reading

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School’s out!

  Singapore Fossil Collectors was invited to collaborate with Mr Bottle once again, to exhibit and speak at Great World City’s Dinosaur Escapade from 17 – 26 June 2016. Over the fortnight, we displayed a wide range of authentic fossils, … Continue reading

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Exclusive interview: Fossil preparation

Every serious collector of fossils will at some point have found herself either trying to remove a fossil from its matrix, repair a broken fossil, stabilize, restore, or polish a specimen to improve its appearance. When getting help from one of the very … Continue reading

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The Fossil Collector in Chicago Booth Magazine

We were delighted to have been featured in the Chicago Booth Magazine this month. Thank you Eric Gwinn for the wonderful article! http://www.chicagobooth.edu/magazine/winter-2016/perspectives/101-an-introduction-to

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Television interview with Singapore Fossil Collectors

The Fossil Collector was recently interviewed on TV about their collections and forming the interest group Singapore Fossil Collectors. Thank you Mediacorp Channel 8 for the shout-out! http://www.channel8news.sg/news8/ca/morningexpress/episodes/ca20160219-me-hobby/2529120.html#

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Jurassic Jamboree 2015

Earlier this year, Harbourfront Centre was invaded by a Mesozoic menagerie at the Jurassic Jamboree. Welcoming the crowds was a life-sized Tyrannosaurus Rex, as well as a range of dinosaur merchandise. The Fossil Collector was delighted to partner with production … Continue reading

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Sea Monsters: Past and Present

Sentosa’s S.E.A. Aquarium’s latest exhibition features prehistoric creatures from the past, and offered an educational journey into many of the living fossils that are still extant today. Visitors were greeted by a massive plesiosaur that served to illustrate the fossilisation process. … Continue reading

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Straits Times article feature: Collecting Fossils as a Hobby

Singapore Fossil Collectors was thrilled to have been recently featured in The Straits Times. Check out this article for tips on how to get started on fossil collecting! http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/collecting-fossils-as-a-hobby

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How one Singapore scientist can slow down global warming

In 1980, Russian geophysician Sergey Zimov moved to the Republic of Sakha in the northern Siberian region of Yakutia, to study causes of Pleistocene extinctions and atmospheric changes in greenhouse gases at one of the largest research stations in the … Continue reading

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Is that fossil real?

One of the most popular questions we’re asked is how to tell if a fossil is fake. Especially to urbanites in a young country with few historical relics, it seems almost mindboggling to be actually holding a specimen that’s millions of years … Continue reading

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