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Trapped in amber, ancient insect shown hitching ride on a fly

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Oct. 18 - A researcher at the University of Manchester thinks he may have solved a riddle that has baffled scientists for years. How can a wingless insect just two millimetres long travel over water to colonise an island habitat where it now thrives ? Dr David Penney says the answer may lie inside a fossil, 16 million years old. Rob Muir has more.

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