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Ancient amber-entombed flea may hold bubonic plague secrets

Fossilized bacteria trapped with a flea from millions of years ago could have something to tell us about the history of the much-feared Black Death.

By September 30, 2015

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Ancient salamander in amber shocks scientists

A baby salamander preserved in amber presents a scientific surprise, especially since it was discovered in a place where there are no known salamanders.

By August 19, 2015

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Waze adds Amber alerts to its traffic data

The crowdsourced traffic app owned by Google will now display alerts for missing children.

By March 4, 2015

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Facebook brings Amber Alerts to news feeds to boost child safety

The deal enables the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to reach Facebook users within range of targeted search areas.

By January 13, 2015

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AT&T rolls out Amber update to Lumia 820, 920

The long-awaited update brings several enhancements to the 820 and 920, including better photo features and a glance screen.

By October 10, 2013

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Nokia Lumia Amber update rolling out now, better photos ahoy

The Amber update gives your Lumia superpowers, bringing it in line with the flagship 1020 in terms of picture quality.

By August 17, 2013

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Were dinosaurs tripping on the grass they ate?

A fossil found in an amber mine in Myanmar reveals what's believed to be the oldest grass species ever found, with a fungus linked to LSD growing on it that dinosaurs may have snacked on.

By February 10, 2015

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Google now includes Amber alerts for missing children

The company's search and maps products will include the alerts for nearby users who may be able to help.

By October 31, 2012

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100-million-year-old spider attack captured in amber

A once-in-a-lifetime find yields a 100-million-year-old piece of history featuring a fossilized spider attacking a wasp caught in its web.

By October 9, 2012

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How to turn off emergency alerts on your phone

Amber and weather alerts can be turned off on Android, BlackBerry, iOS, and Windows Phone devices by following these simple steps.

By August 10, 2013