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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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Rocking it at the United World College

United World College (UWC) was embarking on a new Grade 4 academic unit about the Earth and changes to its geology. After spending weeks investigating the structure of the earth and types of rocks and visiting the Science Centre’s Earth: Our … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs in the Land of the Smiles

  I was delighted to meet Plai on a recent trip to Bangkok, where he very graciously brought me on a tour of several fossil shops in Chatuchak Market. Now I’ve visited this market on numerous occasions but have rarely … Continue reading

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Paleo-prospecting

Singapore is a geological infant and has very limited in situ fossils to dig around for. On the other hand, embarking on overseas fossil hunting expeditions may be logistically challenging for some of us. You would strain to even find … Continue reading

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