The World's first fossilised gum found by Portsmouth student

  • Emily Roberts

Press/Media: Research

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Coverage of Emily Roberts who has uncovered fossilised plant gum dating back 110 million years, and proves that plant gum can survive the fossilisation process. This is the first time fossilised plant gum has been discovered.

Period25 Feb 2020 → 7 Mar 2020

Media coverage

18

Media coverage

  • TitleFossilized plant rubber found for the first time
    Media name/outletHVG.Hu
    Media typeWeb
    CountryHungary
    Date7/03/20
    Descriptioncoverage on Emily Roberts who has uncovered fossilised plant gum dating back 110 million years
    URLhttps://hvg.hu/tudomany/20200307_fosszilis_novenyi_gumi
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleFossil plant gum discovered
    Media name/outletOrf.at
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustria
    Date6/03/20
    DescriptionCoverage of Emily Roberts who has discovered the first fossil vegetable gum. Found in fossil leaves 110 million years old, it is that the water-soluble substance survives this amount of time
    URLhttps://science.orf.at/stories/3200142/
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleScientific surprise: fossil plant rubber was first discovered
    Media name/outletOrigo
    Media typeWeb
    CountryHungary
    Date3/03/20
    DescriptionFor the first time, fossilized plant rubber has been found. Emily Roberts discovered the amber-like material on petrified leaves, 110 million years old
    URLhttps://www.origo.hu/tudomany/20200306-eloszor-fedeztek-fel-fosszilis-novenyi-gumit.html
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitlePrehistoric Plant Gum First Ever to Survive Fossilization Process
    Media name/outletYahoo! News
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/03/20
    DescriptionArticle about the first time ever a plant gum has been found within a fossilized Welwitschiophyllum plant, through research by Emily Roberts
    Producer/AuthorDaisy Hernandez
    URLhttps://news.yahoo.com/prehistoric-plant-gum-first-ever-200000962.html
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleScientist Finds Prehistoric Plant Gum, Something Previously Thought Impossible
    Media name/outletPopular Mechanics
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited States
    Date1/03/20
    DescriptionArticle about research by Emily Roberts which found fossilised plant gum dating back 110 million years, proving that plant gums are indeed able to undergo fossilisation
    URLhttps://www.popularmechanics.com/science/archaeology/a31132261/fossilized-plant-gum/
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleBritish PhD student discovers first example of fossilised plant gum dating back 110 million years
    Media name/outletThe Time Post
    Media typeWeb
    CountryTurkey
    Date28/02/20
    DescriptionArticle about the first ever example of fossilised plant gum, dating back 110 million years, which was discovered by Emily Roberts
    URLhttps://thetimeposts.com/british-phd-student-discovers-first-example-of-fossilised-plant-gum-dating-back-110-million-years/
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleThe world's first vegetable rubber fossil is found by English researchers in Ceará
    Media name/outletG1
    Media typeWeb
    CountryBrazil
    Date28/02/20
    DescriptionArticle on Emily Roberts' discovery of fossilised plant gum dating back 110 million years. This is the first time fossilised plant gum has been discovered.
    Producer/AuthorAntonio Rodrigues
    URLhttps://g1.globo.com/ce/ceara/noticia/2020/02/28/primeiro-fossil-de-borracha-vegetal-do-mundo-e-achado-por-pesquisadores-ingleses-no-ceara.ghtml
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleWorld's first vegetable rubber fossil found in Ceará
    Media name/outletGalileu OnLine
    Media typeWeb
    CountryBrazil
    Date27/02/20
    DescriptionCoverage of Emily Roberts who has uncovered fossilised plant gum dating back 110 million years, which proves that plant gum can survive the fossilisation process.
    URLhttps://revistagalileu.globo.com/Ciencia/noticia/2020/02/primeiro-fossil-de-borracha-vegetal-do-mundo-e-encontrado-no-ceara.html
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleFossil find is gum-thing to be proud of
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletDaily Mirror
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date26/02/20
    DescriptionNewspaper article on Emily Roberts' research which found the first example of fossilised gum
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleFirst example of fossilised plant gum found by PhD student
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletMail Online
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date25/02/20
    DescriptionArticle about Emily Roberts' discovery of fossilised gum whilst examining fossilised leaves of the welwitschiophyllum plant, found in the Crato formation in Brazil
    URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-8041669/First-example-fossilised-plant-gum-PhD-student.html
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleBBC Radio 2 Coverage
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBBC Radio 2
    Media typeRadio
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date25/02/20
    DescriptionRadio news coverage of Emily Roberts' research which has uncovered fossilised gum dating back 110 million years
    Producer/AuthorBBC
    URLtiny.cc/8bhjkz
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleBBC Solent
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletBBC Solent
    Media typeRadio
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date25/02/20
    DescriptionRadio coverage featuring Emily Roberts' discovery of 110 million year old fossilised gum
    Producer/AuthorBBC
    URLtiny.cc/tfhjkz
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleBBC Berkshire
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletBBC Berkshire
    Media typeRadio
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date25/02/20
    DescriptionCoverage of Emily Roberts' research which uncovered 110 million year old fossilised gum
    Producer/AuthorBBC
    URLtiny.cc/zkhjkz
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleBBC Kent
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletBBC Kent
    Media typeRadio
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date25/02/20
    DescriptionRadio news featuring Emily Roberts' discovery of fossilised gum for the first time
    Producer/AuthorBBC
    URLtiny.cc/cphjkz
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleFirst example of fossilised plant gum found by PhD student
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletYahoo! News
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date25/02/20
    DescriptionArticle about fossilised plant gum dating back 110 million years which has been discovered by Emily Roberts
    Producer/AuthorBen Mitchell
    URLhttps://uk.news.yahoo.com/first-example-fossilised-plant-gum-100000017.html
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleFossilized gum discovered, a first in history
    Media name/outletSputnik France
    Media typeWeb
    CountryRussian Federation
    Date25/02/20
    DescriptionArticle about Emily Roberts discovery of amber-like inclusions in the fossilised leaves of the Welwitschiophyllum plant, found in Brazil and dated 110 million years ago which revealed a natural gum whose existence in the fossil state had always been questioned by scientists
    URLhttps://sptnkne.ws/B44K
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleUniversity student stumbles upon 110-million-year-old fossil gum
    Media name/outletMSN
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date25/02/20
    DescriptionVideo coverage of a recently discovered a fossil that has long been thought to not exist
    Producer/AuthorGeoBeats
    URLhttps://www.msn.com/en-us/video/science/university-student-stumbles-upon-110-million-year-old-fossil-gum/vi-BB10niZM?srcref=rss
    PersonsEmily Roberts
  • TitleWorld fist fossilised gum found by student
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletThe News
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date25/02/20
    DescriptionNewspaper article about Emily Roberts' and her discovery of 110 million year old fossilised gum
    URLhttps://printmonitoringservice.vuelio.co.uk/file/displaypdf?articleid=1117133&clientname=80796_UniversityofPortsmouth_PRINT&filename=479996734.pdf
    PersonsEmily Roberts