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The World's first fossilised gum found by Portsmouth student

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  • Emily Roberts

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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

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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

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